By the Numbers
5 chicken entrees under 178 calories per serving
Keep your family healthy and happy this summer with flavorful chicken entrees that serve up less than 178 calories per serving! While these reader recipes are chintzy on calories, they certainly don't skimp on satisfaction, and there's something for everyone here, from easy Italian to a string bean stir-fry. Try one tonight!
After tending the farm and growing our own produce, I don't have much time left for cooking. I've found this easy-to-prepare chicken is ideal for my many hectic days.
—Doris Carnahan, Lincoln, Arkansas
Easy Italian Chicken
A hearty Italian dish that's a lovely fresh tasting main course you can serve with pride and without fuss. Boneless skinless chicken breasts are convenient to thaw and cook quickly.
—Joan Rose, Langley, British Columbia
Sesame Ginger Chicken
Why grill plain chicken breasts when a simple ginger-honey basting sauce can make them extra special? This tempting chicken is a wonderful summer main dish since it's quick and light. We love it.
—Nancy Johnson, Connersville, Indiana
Herbed Lime Chicken
When we have friends over during the summer, I usually serve this grilled chicken. It's tender, moist and bursting with the tangy taste of lime. I'm often asked for the recipe.
—Kay Alliman, Biggsville, IL
String Bean Chicken Skillet
I started to prepare a chicken stir-fry one day and discovered I was out of frozen snow peas. So I tossed in green beans instead with a few leftover wax beans for color. I've been making the recipe this way ever since.
—Priscilla Gilbert, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida