Easy Chicken Dinners Under 400 Calories

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on July 1, 2013
Paprika Chicken

Winner, winner chicken dinner—and then some. There’s bonus points up for grabs for plating each serving under 400 calories. Here’s a quick sneak peak at recipes included in our new tablet collection, 25 Dinners on a Diet. The newest edition, an assortment of low-calorie recipes that don’t skimp on flavor, is available for free download at the itunes store.

Lemon Chicken with Green Beans and Mushrooms

Lemon ChickenHerbes de Provence—a sunny combination of rosemary, marjoram, thyme, savory and lavender—brings life to everything from eggs and scalloped potatoes to lamb and chicken, and a little bit goes a long way. Here the blend mingles with lemon juice and white wine (or dry vermouth, if you prefer) for a bright, fresh one-skillet chicken dinner.

Braised Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Smoked Paprika

Paprika ChickenCooking chicken thighs very slowly yields meltingly tender, fall-off-the-bone chicken that’s both rich and delicate at the same time. We’ve paired the technique with a rich sauce of sherry, paprika and ancho chili. And since it calls for chicken thighs, this recipe is economical to boot. Sounds too good to be under 400 calories, right? Lucky for all of us, it qualifies.

Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos

TacosRotisserie chicken and store-bought tortillas lend a hand in this quick-and-easy—not to mention low-calorie, of course—chicken dinner with a Tex-Mex flair. The bright flavors of cilantro and lime collide with earthy cumin and garlic for a savory and satisfying finished product. Tell us—who doesn’t love taco night?

For these and 23 more recipes like them—dishes you can feel good about putting on the table any night of the week—plus fun tips and pairing suggestions, visit the itunes store.

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