Healthy Chicken Recipes For Weight Loss

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Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 11:46 [IST]

Chicken is the heart and soul of a non-vegetarian's diet. Their day is incomplete without seeing a plate of chicken. Be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner, non-vegetarians love to hog on the lean meat. It is healthy too! Chicken has many health benefits like it is a lean protein that fights obesity. Thus eating this meat is beneficial for the body. Skinless chicken is very popular for aiding weight loss. So, if you are on diet, do not worry much. Chicken will not increase weight but help you shed some kilos.

Chicken has no carbs, fats and bad cholesterol so it helps you stay in shape. It is rich in proteins and nutrients like iron and zinc. Thus, you can have this lean protein to stay healthy without worrying much about weight. However, it highly depends on how you prepare chicken and have it for meal. Poaching, baking, grilling or boiling are good cooking methods that makes chicken healthy and aids weight loss. If you want to go on a chicken diet for weight loss, here are few low fat chicken recipes that can aid weight loss. These dishes are tasty and won't spoil your taste buds.

Chicken Sandwich: A Healthy Breakfast

This is a healthy and filling breakfast idea that is low in fat and are tasty too. Add vegetables like onions, carrots and capsicum to make it a tasty meal.

Steamed Chicken Momos

These steamed momos are very famous in Chinese and Japanese cuisines. Have it as an evening snack with chilli sauce and vegetable soup.

Chicken Egg Omelette

Bring a change in your egg omelette. Add few chicken cubes and vegetables. Your healthy and nutritious breakfast or evening snack is ready!

Chicken Soup

It is boiled and if you do not like the taste, add chilli sauce and few vegetables to make it tasty, filling and more nutritious.

Chicken Salad

Chicken salad can be made more nutritious by adding boiled eggs and few vegetables like broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, parsley etc. Sprinkle black pepper powder and salt to enjoy this dish.

Healthy chicken recipes for weight loss:

Chicken sandwich: This is a healthy and filling breakfast idea that is low in fat and are tasty too. You can easily make chicken sandwich. The best part is, you can prepare this breakfast dish in just 15-20 minutes. So, now you have no excuse to skip your meal.

Steamed chicken momos: These steamed momos are very famous in Chinese and Japanese cuisines. Momos are steamed and are extremely low in fat. You can have them for breakfast or as an evening snack. They are filling and can also help you lose weight.

Chicken egg omelette: It is yummy, filling, nutritious and low in fat too! If you poach egg or scramble it, add few chicken cubes in it. The breakfast or evening snack will be healthy and low in fat. Now, you do not need to binge on fried chips or chicken kebabs.

Chicken soup: Many dieticians suggest to have chicken soup. This appetizer has thus become an integral part of a meal. Even celebrities have chicken or veg soup in lunch as well as dinner to lose weight and stay in shape. It is boiled and if you do not like the taste, add chilli sauce and few vegetables to make it tasty, filling and more nutritious.

Chicken salad: You can have this light dish for dinner. Chicken salad can be made more nutritious by adding few vegetables like broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, parsley etc.

These are few healthy chicken recipes that can aid weight loss. If you eat in right proportions, you can easily lose weight and get in shape. Do you have more healthy chicken recipes? Do share with us.

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Story first published:  Saturday, September 22, 2012, 14:30 [IST]
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