Chicken recipes for Lunch or healthy dinner- try our salads and sandwiches

Lean chicken and fresh green vegetables in a salad are a healthy options for a satisfying lunch or dinner.

We are sharing with you healthy recipes, including chicken and potato salad recipes and chicken and pasta salad recipes that are bursting with versatile flavors and filling too.


The options with chicken salad are endless, from Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken to Chicken Waldorf salad or Chicken-Salad with Stuffed Tomatoes. Try our healthy chicken salad recipes for your next lunch to pack-and-go or a lighter option for a healthy dinner.  Write to us if you have a recipe we can share with our mothers here.  

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Recipe courtesy – Sangeeta Tripathi

1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/3 cup nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
1 medium red apple, diced
1 cup halved red or green grapes
1 cup sliced celery
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted if desired


Lightly toss chicken with grape halves, cranberries, apple, walnuts, and onion in a salad bowl. Whisk mayonnaise, vanilla yogurt, and lemon juice in a separate bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss again to coat. Serve with with a chunk of whole-grain baguette.


Chicken Sandwich

Recipe courtesy – Reshma Pruthan

1/2 cup shredded cooked chicken
1/4 cup chopped carrots
2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 teaspoons light ranch dressing
1 small whole-wheat sandwich bun
1 leaf romaine lettuce


Mix shredded cooked chicken, carrots and barbecue sauce in a bowl.
Spread ranch dressing on the bun.
Top with the chicken mixture and lettuce.
Serve it to your children for dinner or lunch.
This is healthy with less oil and the barbeque sauce will add the flavour to your cooked chicken.

Rate this Recipe:  Could be better/ Average/ Delicious


Chicken Salad

Recipe courtesy -  Sheilly Behl

Boneless Chicken Breasts – 300 gms
Salt to taste
Lemon Juice
Black Pepper
Celery (sliced thinly)
Apple (one small)
Hard Boiled Eggs (one)
Mayonnaise 1 small cup
Lettuce Leaves 4


Boil chicken breasts in salted water for fifteen minutes. Cool and shred.
Sprinkle lemon juice, a pinch of salt, pepper powder.
Soak the celery in chilled water for ten minutes. Drain and wipe dry.
Peel and core the apple and slice thinly. Soak in chilled salted water for ten minutes; drain.
Chop the egg white and pass the yolk through a sieve.
Blanch the carrots in boiling water; drain and refresh in cold water.

Place the chicken, celery, apple, egg white, carrots and onion in a bowl. Pour the mayonnaise over the ingredients and toss well.
Season with salt and pepper; arrange the lettuce in a serving plate and place the salad on it. Garnish with the sieved egg yolk and serve immediately.


Garlic Chicken Parmesan (Baked)

Recipe courtesy -Shaina Pahwa

This is a delicious baked chicken recipe that's easy to cook… all you need are few handy ingredients. You can serve with a salad and pasta or rice for quick scrumptious dinner. – Shaina Pahwa

2 tablespoon olive oil
Garlic clove 1, minced
Dry bread crumbs
2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
¼ teaspoon black pepper grounded
Boneless chicken breasts 6 pieces


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease your baking dish.
In a bowl, blend the olive oil and garlic.
In a separate bowl, mix the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, basil, and pepper.
Dip each chicken breast in the oil mixture, then in the bread crumb mixture.
Arrange the coated chicken breasts in the prepared baking dish, and top with any remaining bread crumb mixture. Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

Rate this dish: Not so good/ average/ delicious



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