Published: June 24, 2018Last Updated: February 29, 2020
Eat up these skinny one-pot chicken recipes without the guilt.
Busy days can make it hard to carve out time to whip up dinner. Who has the time and energy to go to the grocery store, follow a lengthy recipe, and deal with all the clean up? If you just want to come home and eat something super yummy, but also easy, these skinny one-pot chicken recipes perfect for any day of the week are for you.
These one-pot dinners are full of nourishing ingredients that combine to create all sorts of flavors that will satisfy your taste buds. Plus, they’ll fill you up, without making you feel all blah.
The best part? They require just one pot, so you can bet that the prep work and clean up are just an after thought.
Have a thing for Olive Garden? This copycat recipe reinvents a delicious, but unhealthy, meal so you can have all the incredible flavors you love without the guilt. Add this to your skinny one-pot chicken recipes perfect for any day of the week. It combines rosemary-seasoned chicken with an incredible topping of garlic, mushrooms, and spinach that’s cooked in white wine. Talk about gourmet!
Meatballs don’t have to be one-dimensional. Swap out the beef for chicken in this delicious recipe that combines the flair and flavor of Mediterranean cuisine to create a colorful dish that’s packed with fiber and protein.
This sensational one-pot wonder is easy to make, easy to clean up, and oh so yummy. The chicken is browned in sesame oil, which is then combined with soy sauce, honey, ginger, and garlic that makes for a saucy dish you’ll crave.
Make eating healthy totally yummy with this sun-dried tomato chicken dish. The French classic is made clean without sacrificing taste by swapping out heavy cream for coconut milk. The result is a creamy but better-for-you dinner.
Looking for something hearty, healthy, and full of flavor? Add this dish to your skinny one-pot chicken recipes perfect for any day of the week, which combines protein-rich chicken with super healthy fruits and veggies like sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and apples.
This simple six-ingredient sesame chicken is the perfect meal when you need to fulfill a craving for Chinese takeout. It’s light, yet delicious, with a wonderful combination of sesame, ginger, honey, and soy sauce. Serve it over brown rice or quinoa to round out the meal.
Lemon, rosemary, garlic, and onion combine to make an herby, zesty dish that takes a plain chicken to a whole new level. The protein is complemented with savory roasted vegetables that makes for a skinny albeit super yummy dinner everyone will be pleased by.
Have a hankering for ramen? Skip the packaged stuff and add this one-pot chicken and veggie ramen stir-fry to your skinny one-pot chicken recipes perfect for any day of the week. You won’t miss the hidden calories, sodium, and sugar from the store-bought ramen one bit!
This one-pan dish combines crunchy and cheesy for a meal that tastes indulgent, but is waistline friendly. A simple sprinkle of breadcrumbs and parmesan over protein-packed chicken breasts makes for one easy and yummy meal when combined with fiber-rich veggies.
Lean protein, fiber, and veggies is what we’re all looking for in a heathy meal, right? You won’t even believe how nourishing this dish is, what with all the incredible Asian flavors it involves, like teriyaki sauce, sesame oil, and soy sauce. The combination of broccoli, carrots, and snow peas rounds out the bowl.
Need a dish that won’t require a ton of prep work, clean up, or too much time in the kitchen after a busy day? This quick and easy orange sesame chicken is for you then. It requires one bowl, one skillet, and is full of delicious flavors like fresh orange juice, soy sauce, and sesame seeds.
This sweet and savory stir-fry is the ideal dish for a light and flavorful one-pot meal. It’s light in calories, high in protein, and perfect to serve over some satisfying brown rice. The dish features scrumptious ingredients like onion, pepper, mango, ginger, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and orange juice.
This delicious recipe features a fun mixture of ingredients. The chicken is seasoned with garlic, oregano, and salt. Once cooked, it’s topped with juicy tomatoes, rich spinach, and tangy feta cheese. The result is a dish that’s high in protein and flavor.
Paella is an absolute crowd-pleaser that’s packed with fun and nourishing ingredients. The chicken is packed with protein, the seasoned rice is a great source of grains, and the vegetables are chock-full of vitamins and minerals.
Add this yummy dish to your list of skinny one-pot chicken recipes perfect for any day of the week when you want something that uses simple ingredients. This dish combines chicken with nourishing broccoli, garlic, yellow onion, and celery, which are then all combined with teriyaki sauce and Sriracha for an Asian kick.
This one-pot chicken recipe will make your mouth water just reading the ingredients list. The dish combines the spice of Sriracha with the sweetness of honey, the saltiness of soy sauce, and the tanginess of lime juice. The addition of ginger rounds it all out to provide an Asian-inspired dish.
This fiber-rich dinner offers a wonderful range of flavors, covering everything from nutty and earthy to sweet and salty. Skin-on chicken breasts are combined with baby bella mushrooms, onion, garlic, red wine, flour, tomato paste, chicken stock, and fresh thyme for a gourmet dish that’s easy to make!
In the mood for Thai food? Skip the takeout and try this slow cooker Thai chicken satay instead. This dish is made easy. Just toss ingredients, like lean chicken breasts, coconut milk, lemongrass, and ginger into the slow cooker. You’ll come home to a house smelling of all the flavors you crave.
This Moroccan chicken dish is a great recipe for when you want to try something unique, but don’t have a lot of time come evening. The blend of Moroccan-inspired spices, and delicious and nourishing ingredients, like zucchini and apricots, will have you thinking about the meal all day long.
Avoid multiple pots and pans by choosing meals that can be made in one pot, one pan, or a slow cooker, like this buffalo chicken noodle bake. First of all, it’s filled with rich ingredients, like: blue cheese, ricotta, whole-wheat pasta, and a yummy blend of sauces. Plus, it’s so easy to clean up!
Skip the appetizers, which just fill you up and cause you to overeat. Instead, you can use them to make a meal! This dish turns cheesy, creamy artichoke dip into a skinny and satisfying meal by using fat-free cream cheese. Combined with chicken and roasted red pepper, the recipe is a super easy success.
Let this list of skinny one-pot chicken recipes perfect for any day of the week be your go-to guide. When you need a protein-packed dish that’s full of flavor, this least has got you covered. Plus, these recipes are easy to prepare, and they make clean up a total breeze.
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