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Chef Meg's Best Chicken Recipes

Chef Meg's Best Chicken Recipes

Members' #1 recipe request? More chicken recipes. Ask Chef Meg, and ye shall receive! Try these for dinner tonight.

(25 Recipes) Created by CHEF_MEG

Recipes in this Collection

Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(285 ratings)

Garlic lovers, rejoice! This recipe contains a whopping two heads, but the flavor mellows and sweetens when baked.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 239.3
Chicken Nachos
Good 3.9/5
(27 ratings)

Turn leftovers into a tasty movie night meal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.6g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 189.5
Very Good 4.0/5
(78 ratings)

Tostada means toasted in Spanish, and in this simple recipe, Chef Meg makes a crunchy, crispy, chewy, cheesy tostada using leftovers from her Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 21.2g | Calories: 262.7
Kitchen Basics: Chicken Noodle Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(141 ratings)

The perfect soup to warm your belly on a cold night or soothe you when you're sick.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 17.4g | Calories: 152.8
Chicken Creole
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

This dish is an easy introduction to the flavors of Creole cooking, which has its roots in the aristocratic
society of New Orleans, and combines classic European cooking techniques with a range
of flavor influences, especially African. Don’t confuse Creole with Cajun cooking, which is based on
the country-style cooking of Louisiana’s Acadian settlers. Serve this with 1⁄2 cup brown rice.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 19.5g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 27.8g | Calories: 238.9
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Good 3.8/5
(105 ratings)

This one-dish meal is great for a weeknight meal or as a appetizer for a party. Serve it with steamed broccoli or a green salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 8.5g | Protein: 30g | Calories: 326.1
Skinny Chicken Philly Cheese Sub
Very Good 4.1/5
(74 ratings)

Warm meat, gooey cheese, and grilled vegetables--what's not to love about a Philly cheese steak? How about the more than 1,600 calories in each one! This take on the classic skimps on fat but not flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 34.4g | Calories: 409
Curry Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Very Good 4.2/5
(69 ratings)

This light recipe is great for lunch, supper, or both. It serves eight, so cook once and eat twice!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 230.6
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(560 ratings)

Try this inexpensive and fresh version of a chicken casserole--no need for processed soups or sauces!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 320.6
Orange Chicken
Very Good 4.0/5
(134 ratings)

With this dish you get a serving of fruit in every portion. Dice the orange if you prefer smaller pieces and--if you're feeling creative--use a vegetable peeler to create curls of orange zest.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.5g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 26.2g | Calories: 222.5
Roasted Chicken with Herb Oil
Very Good 4.5/5
(158 ratings)

Roasted chicken is a simple and versatile protein. Use it in soups, throw it on pasta or pair it with a simple salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.2g | Fat: 22.6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 46.7g | Calories: 405.1
White Chicken Chili
Very Good 4.5/5
(413 ratings)

This chili is packed with flavor and fiber. Make a big batch for a crowd or freeze it in single-serving containers for up to four months.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 20.2g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 25g | Calories: 234.5
Topless Chicken Pot Pie
Very Good 4.2/5
(92 ratings)

This kid-friendly comfort food is perfect for a weeknight meal. Even better: You can use frozen veggies and leftover chicken.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 16.7g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 19.1g | Calories: 325.8
Thai Chicken Coconut Soup
Very Good 4.1/5
(131 ratings)

This sweet and spicy soup is a staple of Thai takeout. Chef Meg recreated it for a fraction of the cost and sodium!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 22.7g | Calories: 141.5
Southwest Chicken and Black Bean Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(80 ratings)

This is a really filling soup that's easy to make. Each serving is a hearty 2 cups!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.9g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 28.1g | Calories: 289.8
Pecan Chicken with Maple Citrus Sauce
(no ratings)

Consider this a riff on that Southern favorite, chicken and waffles—only our chicken is baked
and we ditched the waffles. We use decidedly Southern pecans and real maple syrup to evoke that
“breakfast for dinner” feeling.
This is a makeover of a member’s recipe. The original used sugar-free artificial pancake syrup,
which we swapped for real maple syrup. We also use panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) to give the
chicken a crispier crunch. It’s better than fried chicken!
Since this dish doesn’t contain any fruits or vegetables, be sure to serve it as part of a balanced
meal. Add a cup of skim milk, a serving of steamed or roasted broccoli, and a side of fruit. Or, if you
really miss the waffles, serve it along with a whole-grain version.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 22g | Fat: 9.6g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 283.3
Skinny Chicken Parmesan Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(77 ratings)

While chicken Parmesan is traditionally fried and served with pasta, this lighter version is delightful atop a hearty tomato and basil salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 16.5g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 38.2g | Calories: 353.1
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(108 ratings)

Parsley and capers add flavor to this veggie-packed, heart-healthy dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 34g | Calories: 337.7
Tropical Grilled Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(149 ratings)

We love shredding this sweet and savory chicken to turn it into tacos, but it's also delicious as is with a side of grilled veggies.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.8g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 27.5g | Calories: 264.8
Chicken Satay with Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(160 ratings)

Chef Meg lowered the fat and calories in this member-submitted recipe, which contains two servings of cooked vegetables per portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.3g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 22.5g | Calories: 237.7
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