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When we’re stuck on what to make for dinner, chicken is our go-to. It’s not too fussy, it tastes really good and it’s a great source of lean protein. Just take a look at the following 17 recipes: They’re all mouthwateringly delicious and—best of all—not one tops 500 calories per serving.

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One-Pan Parmesan Tuscan Chicken

Equal parts simple and satisfying.

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Blackened Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

Avo all day every day.

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Chicken Zucchini Enchilada Casserole

Think of this as a way healthier lasagna.

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Cheesy Chicken Orzo

…And this as healthier mac and cheese.

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One-Pot Chicken, Quinoa, Mushrooms and Spinach

If protein’s what you want, it’s protein you’re gonna get.

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Spiralized Mexican Sweet Potato and Chicken Casserole

Swoodles strike again.

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Creamy Chicken, Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

Who knew so many casseroles were low-cal?

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Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

There’s no age limit on chicken fingers.

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Healthy Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Just make sure none of the good stuff falls out.

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Pesto Zoodles with Chicken

Pasta, schmasta.

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One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies

Bright, vibrant and bursting with flavor.

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Moroccan Chicken Skillet

Would you believe this comes together in just 30 minutes? (It does.)

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Tropical Coconut Chicken Salad

Pretend you’re on an island no matter where you are.

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Creamy Lemon, Grilled Chicken, Asparagus and Artichoke Pasta

Pretty darn close to perfect.

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Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Wraps

All you need is a lei.

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One-Pot Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

Pasta under 500 calories? It exists.

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