10 Amazing Low Calorie Chicken Recipes That Are Simple To Make

If you are searching for low calorie recipes then you are in the right place!

When you are on a diet that involves restricting your calories, it can be tricky to find recipes that suit your dietary needs while remaining tasty.

10 Amazing Low Calorie Chicken Recipes That Are Simple To Make

But in this guide, we have you covered. 

Chicken is one of the best meats to eat when you are following a low calorie diet, simply because it is an incredibly versatile meat that allows you to prepare tons of different dishes with one key ingredient.

There are tons of delicious low calorie chicken recipes out there, and in this guide, we are taking a look at 10 of the most amazing. 

So if you are looking for yummy low-calorie chicken recipes that are super simple to make, keep on reading!

1. Sticky Teriyaki Low-Cal Chicken

First up, we have this yummy sticky teriyaki low-cal chicken recipe. If you want an easy recipe that tastes totally out of this world, you really need look no further than this one.

This recipe tastes so good, you would never be able to tell that it is low in calories (see also “How You Can Make A Low-Calorie Protein Shake“). It tastes just like regular teriyaki chicken. 

This recipe is great because it doesn’t take too long to prepare. In next to no time, you will have your chicken prepared, cooked, and ready to serve, and we’re sure the end result will be one that impresses whoever you are cooking for! 

So, no matter whether you are searching for an amazing low-cal chicken recipe to treat yourself to, or one to serve to guests, you are in for a treat with this sticky teriyaki low-cal chicken!

2. Low-Cal Orange Chicken

Another utterly delicious low calorie chicken recipe that you need to consider is this low-cal orange chicken dish.

Orange chicken isn’t for everyone. The sauce in this dish is often considered too sweet or citrus-y for some people. But if you are someone who thoroughly enjoys orange chicken, you will adore this dish. 

We love this orange chicken recipe because not only is it low in calories, but it is really easy to prepare too. This recipe is light and heavenly, with everything that you could possibly want in a chicken dish. 

So what are you waiting for? Be sure to check out this low-cal orange chicken recipe if you are looking for something a little different! 

3. Creamy, Low-Cal Chicken Florentine

In contrast, if you are looking for something a little more traditional, then this creamy, low-cal chicken Florentine is perfect for you.

Not only is this recipe super healthy, but it is also designed to be gluten-free so it is perfect for anyone who has a gluten intolerance. 

One of the best things about this recipe is that it is designed to be prepared in one-pot. This makes cooking the recipe incredibly easy, allowing you to add all the ingredients and simply sit back and let it cook. 

In what seems like no time whatsoever, your chicken Florentine will be ready to eat, and we are sure that you will be impressed with the end result. So be sure to give this recipe a go! 

4. Low-Cal Healthy Chicken Wraps

If you are searching for a low-cal chicken recipe that you can enjoy on the go, then this chicken wrap recipe is pretty much made for you.

This recipe is a great one to try out if you want to enjoy your chicken in a refreshing manner that comes with a variety of flavors packed inside.

Our favorite thing about this chicken wrap recipe is that you can prepare it yourself for your evening meal, and also make yourself a meal for the following day too.

This healthy chicken wrap will stretch surprisingly far, allowing you to eat it now and eat it later too. 

So if you are looking for a recipe that you can easily use for meal prep, this is the recipe that you should be making!

5. Healthy Chicken Alfredo

We’re probably just as surprised as you are that we’ve got this far in this list without mentioning a pasta recipe.

Chicken and pasta work incredibly well together, there simply is no denying that, and this healthy chicken alfredo recipe (see also “10 Superb Healthy Chicken Tenderloin Recipes“) is a perfect example of this. 

This recipe is super healthy (see also “15 Best Healthy Asian Recipes To Try Today“) and incredibly easy to make too. You can use whatever type of pasta that you wish and create a luxurious drink that is low in calories and surprisingly healthy. 

We really cannot talk enough about just how great this recipe is. If you love chicken, love pasta, and love a creamy dish, this is the perfect recipe for you. So what are you waiting for? Get baking!

6. Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are a very popular dish. You can create them using a variety of different ingredients and a variety of different techniques too. You may serve your peppers raw or serve your peppers cooked. The choice is entirely yours!

We love this chicken fajita stuffed peppers recipe. It is amazing. It isn’t too difficult to make, and it looks incredibly fancy once it is cooked.

Out of all the different dishes on this list, this recipe is easily one of the most attractive and one of the ones that is most likely to impress your guests. 

So if you want to make a super simple recipe that we’re sure everybody will be impressed by, this is the one that you should start making! 

7. Instant-Pot Chicken Burrito Bowl

Burrito bowls are incredibly popular, and this is partly because they are often seen as a healthier option.

When you visit a Mexican restaurant, there is no denying that quite a lot of the dishes that they have on offer are pretty high in calories, and particularly high in carbs. But this isn’t the case for burrito bowls. 

The lack of casing on a burrito bowl makes it much healthier, and it also really highlights the flavor of the different ingredients in the dish.

This burrito bowl recipe is even better because of how simple it is to prepare. It is an Instant-Pot recipe and this allows you to prepare and eat it in no time. 

So if you are searching for a really simple recipe that is filled with flavor, and that will be ready to eat in less than 20 minutes, this is the recipe you are searching for!

8. Healthy Honey Garlic Chicken

For something with a bit of a different flavor, we would recommend taking a look at this healthy honey garlic chicken recipe (see also “10 Superb Healthy Ground Chicken Recipes“). This is a sticky recipe with a glossy finish and tons of yummy flavor. 

We love this honey garlic chicken recipe simply because it tastes so great. It is filled with flavor, allowing you to pair it with a low-calorie, planer side dish.

The flavor of this recipe cannot be beaten, so it isn’t worth serving anything too fancy on the side. 

If you like sweeter flavors, then this is the chicken that we would recommend you eat! The honey gives the coating of this chicken a really sweet flavor, and the garlic offsets it perfectly.

All in all, this recipe is simply incredible, so be sure to give it a try!

9. Instant-Pot Chicken And Rice

If you liked the look of the Instant-Pot recipe that we looked at earlier, this is another recipe that you should check out.

This Instant-Pot recipe is a little simpler than the burrito bowl recipe we looked at earlier, so if that’s something that you’re looking for, check this recipe out! 

We love this chicken and rice recipe because it allows you to prepare an entire dish in your Instant-Pot (see also “How To Make A Paleo Instant-Pot Chicken Tikka Masala“).

Not only does this reduce the amount of washing up that you have to do, but it reduces the amount of time you spend cooking too. Allowing you to enjoy a yummy meal without it taking hours. 

This is one of the simpler and planer recipes on this list. But it is perfect for any fussy eaters in the family. It really is just chicken and rice, and we absolutely love that. 

10. Low-Cal Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

Finally, let’s wrap this up with this low-cal slow cooker pulled chicken recipe. You’re probably familiar with pulled pork, and pulled chicken tastes just as good.

The fact that this dish can be prepared in the slow cooker allows you to slowly bake the meal over a prolonged period, creating chicken that melts in the mouth, 

If you want a low-effort, low-cal chicken recipe, you really need to look no further than this dish. This recipe really requires minimal effort, and while you will need to wait a while to eat it, the end result is totally worth it. 

We honestly haven’t got a bad thing to say about this recipe, so be sure to check it out! 


In this guide, we have taken a look at 10 amazing low calorie chicken recipes that are super simple to make. So if you are searching for easy and healthy meals, you are in the right place. 

Thanks for reading!

Lindsey Morgan
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