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Quick and easy chicken recipes

Orange chicken with cumin and paprika

Only 20 minutes of hands-on time is required to create this summery, Seville-inspired dish by Sabrina Ghayour. It calls for smoked sweet paprika, cumin seeds and oranges three ways: juice, zest and wedges.

Cumin, orange and paprika chicken

Easy chicken curry

Make a curry in half an hour. With coconut and sweet potato, this super speedy chicken curry is a tasty and filling midweek dish for four.

Wide dish of Caribbean chicken and sweet potato chicken

Grilled chicken breast with mustardy lentil salad

Check out this vibrant chicken salad with crunchy green beans, seasonal mangetout and lentils. This quick and easy salad is low calorie and ready in 30 minutes – the perfect way to start the week.

Chicken Salad Lentils, Beans and Mustard Dressing

Easy jerk chicken skewers

Coat chicken pieces with jerk seasoning and cook over a hot griddle pan for some midweek heat ready in 20 minutes.

Jerk Chicken Skewers Recipe with Mango Salad

Sticky chicken and pepper noodles

Stir-fry strips of chicken and red peppers in a wok with ginger, chilli and honey for a comforting midweek meal for two.

Sticky Chicken and Noodles Recipe with Red Pepper

Quick chicken ramen

Check out our simple ramen recipe with chargrilled chicken, crunchy vegetables and noodles. This fresh and vibrant dish is easy to make, ready in 30 minutes and a great source of protein.

Chicken Ramen Noodles Recipe

Chicken taquitos

Get your family and friends around and tuck in to these Mexican chicken taquitos. They're easy to make and you can mix and match your fillings with different cheeses, fresh vegetables and salads. Serve with sour cream and our homemade salsa dip.

Chicken taquitos

Healthier sweet and sour chicken

This takeaway classic might usually be deep-fried and packed with sugar, but our lighter take on a Friday-night favourite is just as (dare we say, more) satisfying, and ready in less than half an hour.

Healthy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Easy Japanese chicken curry

Add white miso and soy sauce to your curry sauce for an umami-rich midweek meal packed with chicken and veggies.

Japanese Chicken Curry Recipe with Broccoli and Mushrooms

Quick peri-peri chicken mozzarella stacks with ‘macho’ peas

Check out this easy chicken recipe with creamy mozzarella, roasted red peppers and punchy 'macho' peas, ready in just 30 minutes. Nando’s fans will love this lighter version of the restaurant classic.

Peri Peri Chicken with Mozzarella and Macho Peas

Easy chicken and pineapple salad

Give your midweek meal a healthy lift with our 15-minute shredded chicken salad with juicy pineapple and crunchy cucumber.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Salad Recipe with Pineapple

Poached chicken with spring onion and ginger sauce

Tender poached chicken breast is topped with a fiery ginger and spring onion sauce in this easy midweek meal ready in 30 minutes. Check out more of our best spring onion recipes here.

Poached Chicken Recipe with Spring Onion and Ginger Sauce

Chicken and mushroom noodle soup

Check out this easy chicken noodle soup recipe with punchy chilli, meaty shiitake mushrooms and fiery ginger - a simple low calorie midweek meal.

Chicken and Mushroom Noodle Soup Recipe

Chargrilled chicken chimichurri salad

Try our gluten free recipe for chargrilled chicken chimichurri salad. This quick and easy dish serves 2 and it's low in calories, a great midweek meal.

Grilled Chicken Recipe With Chimichurri Salad

Chicken with agrodolce sauce

Agrodolce means sweet and sour in Italian. Thin escalopes of chicken in a tomato, onion and red wine vinegar sauce makes for a punchy, super low-cal dish.

Chicken Agrodolce Recipe

Super-quick chicken and pea broth

This super-quick chicken and pea broth recipe is ready in 15 minutes and is under 300 calories - perfect for a midweek meal.

Chicken Broth Recipe with Peas

Easy hasselback chicken traybake

Our chicken tray bake with mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto makes a quick and easy midweek meal that's easily doubled or halved. Plus, it has just over 300 calories.

Tray of stuffed hasselback chicken breasts with pesto

Quick chicken katsu

Katsu is a firm favourite for anyone who loves Japanese food. This version cuts out bread crumbing process and uses a ready-made paste, meaning that this can be on the table in 30 minutes - perfect for midweek.

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Quick Chicken Katsu Recipe

Chicken with salsa verde

Salsa verde is a rich, fragrant sauce made with basil, parsley, capers, garlic and olive oil. It's often served with steak or lamb but this lighter update uses chicken breasts and cannellini beans for a quick Italian supper.


Spiced chicken with lentils

This recipe for spiced chicken with lentils is quick, easy and under 500 calories - perfect for a midweek meal.

Spiced Chicken and Lentils Recipe

Catalan roast chicken, potato and pepper salad

This Catalan roast chicken, potato and pepper salad is quick and easy to make and a great way to use Jersey Royals.

Catalan Chicken Recipe With Potato and Pepper Salad

Greek chicken burger

This Greek chicken burger is a quick and easy meal for one for under 500 calories – perfect for a speedy midweek supper.

Greek Chicken Burger Recipe

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