Elevate your go-to chicken soup recipe with your favourite warming Indian spices. Serve with whole wheat chapattis or naan bread.
This quick-to-make chicken dish is lightly spiced and served atop couscous.
It is easy to keep the fat content low in a tangy Thai curry as there is no need to pre-fry the ingredients; instead they are simply simmered in light coconut milk and stock with potatoes, peas and tomatoes.
Sweet bananas, exotic lychees and creamy Greek yogourt are combined with chicken and spicy seasonings to make a luscious, yet healthy dish. Serve with warm nan bread.
This is a dish of bright, vivid colour and bold flavours. Onions, tomatoes and red peppers make a chunky vegetable sauce for chicken pieces, with spicy chorizo sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, rosemary and olives adding tastes of the Mediterranean. Serve with crusty bread so you don’t waste any of the delicious juices.
An easy, Italian-style dish of chicken breasts, oven-baked with a low-fat, chunky vegetable sauce, with a Parmesan topping.
Lemon zest and crushed cardamom seeds add a lovely flavour to marinated, grilled chicken kebabs, threaded with juicy chunks of fresh pineapple and grape tomatoes and served with crunchy pita chips.
Chicken and spicy chorizo sausage combine well with vegetables and lentils, which are naturally low in fat and a good source of fibre, to create this hearty and flavourful pan-fry. Serve with a green salad to round out the meal.
The spiced coating on the chicken breasts cooks to a delicious crunchy crust, keeping the inside flesh really juicy. It’s served on a simple avocado, bean and tomato salad, but add some rustic bread to complete the meal.
You can prepare the chicken ahead of time ‘ this will not only increase the flavour, but it means that all you have to do before serving is briefly cook it with vitamin-rich vegetables. If you like, serve with steamed rice.
A family favourite that mixes succulent strips of chicken with a zesty, hot and sour sauce. The inclusion of whole cashews adds a satisfying crunch.
This Indonesian-style stir-fry combines colourful crunchy vegetables and tender chicken strips. Serve with toasted white or whole wheat pita bread.
This crunchy, refreshing stir-fry is just what you need for a midweek meal ‘ it can be on the table in under 30 minutes from when you walk through the door. The corn provides carbohydrate, so you don’t even need to cook rice or noodles.
A little spicy chorizo goes a long way and adds a fabulous flavour to this colourful dish. Brown rice has a wonderful nutty texture and it is more nutritious than white rice.
The salty tang of pancetta creates a flavourful base for this risotto, offsetting the milder flavours of chicken and zucchini. This dish is a great way to make the most of a bountiful crop of summer zucchini.
This toasted, triple-decker sandwich is packed with creamy, mashed avocado, rich in healthy unsaturated fats. Lean chicken, juicy tomatoes and pretty alfalfa sprouts make up the rest of the tasty filling for this nourishing and satisfying bite.
In this salad, chicken is gently poached in stock to give an almost melt-in-the-mouth texture and is then mixed with salad greens and vegetables and topped with a chili’lime dressing.
This is one of the simplest soups to make with wonderful exotic flavours provided by lemon grass, coconut, ginger and chili pepper. The addition of thin noodles makes it quick and easy to prepare in one pot.
Domburi is a Japanese dish, the name of which originally referred to the bowl in which it was cooked, and Yakitori domburi is traditionally a one-pot meal of chicken and rice. The addition of bokchoy will increase your daily vegetable count.
An easy, Italian-style dish of chicken breasts, oven-baked with a low-fat, chunky vegetable sauce, with a Parmesan topping. Serve with warm ciabatta or baguette to mop up the delicious sauce.