It seems like anywhere you go, chicken is the protein that pleases all.
So incredibly versatile, this lean, muscle-building dinner favorite is the perfect star in any healthy entrée. It’s wonderful soaked in deep Italian sauces, spiced up with hot, Mexican flavor or even stir-fried in salty, Asian-inspired meals. Honestly, there are countless ways to enjoy this savory, tender hunk of meat.
South Beach Diet makes it so incredibly simple to enjoy healthy chicken and take your taste buds on a journey with seasonings from all over the globe. All of the South Beach Diet Chicken dinners are prepared in appropriate portion sizes, with just the right amount of lean protein, healthy fats and vegetables.
So, say so long to the days when healthy eating meant boring plates of practically nothing.
Helpful hint: Just click on the name, image or link in the caption to make it yours! These are the South Beach Diet chicken dinners worth raving about:
Seafood-lovers will absolutely adore this irresistible combination of shrimp and chicken! The flavors of this dish hail from Southeast Asia and would inspire anyone to be more creative with their hot meals. Seven spices bring life to this meal, complete with snowpeas and mushrooms. Hint: Lemongrass and ginger are some of these awesome flavors. Just 210 calories and 18 powerful grams of protein. South Beach Diet Phase 2 Get it here >
Hot and spicy… just the way we like it. Take your chicken dinner to the next level with a heat that makes our collars sweat and our taste buds yearn for more. Cayenne, chili pepper and ginger do what they are made to, while zucchini, onions and peppers bask in its mouthwatering flavor. The Hot & Spicy Chicken takes control of appetites with an iron fist of 20, full grams of protein and is the perfect pick for someone on the South Beach Diet Phase 2 that operates best in the heat. Get it here >
Home-style really is the best way to describe this hearty chicken dinner. Thick, juicy pieces of chicken, carrots, onions and wholesome brown rice are bathed in thick, mushroom gravy. At 210 calories, this Phase 2 South Beach Diet dish is a clear winner over the traditional, fatty home-cooking. Five grams of fiber and 17 grams of protein fill up the tank for a happy belly that lasts. Get it here >
You would never believe it’s possible to eat such delicious Italian-style meals and still lose weight, but this Chicken Roma is proof that there are many misconceptions about dieting. Perfect for any Italian-meal-phanatic on or South Beach Diet Phase 2, there is no denying the amazing flavors of deep, red tomato sauce, parmesan cheese and sautéed green beans. While this chicken meal makes dinner easy and completely delightful, it is also a wonderful lunch at 21 grams of protein and just 210 calories. South Beach Diet Phase 1 Get it here >
Ever had Thai food? Lemongrass Chicken is such a new and fresh way to make your protein interesting. The sauces that coats this lunch or dinner option is a fun and yummy blend of lemongrass, basil, lime garlic and ginger. Toasted sesames? Yes, please! The crunchy snap peas, green beans, water chestnuts, peas, broccoli, red bell pepper and onion paired with this chicken, the concern over getting enough veggies each day a thing of the past. If you’re still new to , do yourself a favor and try this one out for your 20 grams of protein. South Beach Diet Get it here >
Such a spring-y way to enjoy chicken! Chicken Primavera takes the garden-fresh picks you love—zucchini, asparagus and plump tomatoes—and tosses them up with succulent, roasted chicken tenders. Hints of seasonings like garlic powder bring that extra something special to the meal, without overpowering its natural flavors. And with just 190 calories, this diet meal is so light! Never a bad choice. South Beach Diet Phase 1 or South Beach Diet Phase 2, dive right in. Get it here >
Chicken turns to superfoods for support in this South Beach Diet Phase 2 meal. The Chipotle Sauced Chicken is a tantalizing combination of grilled chicken and a thick, chipotle gravy over some of the heartiest grains around—quinoa and millet. With such a high protein count, quinoa is the complex carb any weight loss counselor would support (and probably already does heavily). This chicken lunch or dinner is just 220 calories with 14 grams of protein, four grams of fiber (thank you again, quinoa) and just one gram of saturated fat. Get it here >
Those taste buds are headin’ to the Mediterranean with Roasted Chicken Pomodoro. The tomato sauce and capers are the perfect finishing touch. The 21 grams of protein are certainly not the only reason to love this South Beach Diet Phase 1 or South Beach Diet Phase 2 meal. While chicken lays the thick, nutritional, powerhouse foundation of this South Beach meal, the eyes and tongue can’t help, but be drawn to the olives, tomatoes and juicy eggplant. This is an everyday gem you’ll want to add to your collection. Get it here >
The Caribbean appreciates the wonders of a chicken dinner, just as much as we do. Broccoli, cauliflower and green beans create a veggie blend that totally packs up the stomach with fiber. The sensational sauce that soaks them and the chicken completely emanate Caribbean flavors—agave, jalapeno peppers, red bell pepper smoke, curry powder and lemongrass! You don’t need to travel far or break your diet to get the best of this coastal location. It’s a South Beach Diet Phase 1 or South Beach Diet Phase 2 chicken meal you can have on your plate in minutes. For just 200 calories! Get it here >
The Mediterranean-Style Chicken is another chicken dish of the coast that we find ourselves loving more and more every day. This chicken lunch or dinner is a diet lifesaver, combining seriously delicious asparagus, chicken and tomatoes with drizzles of extra virgin olive oil, parsley and garlic. This entire meal is a scant 220 calories, but packs a protein punch—27 grams! Just like that, the best of both worlds, nutrition and amazing taste, become one. Get it here >
Olive oil, garlic and herbs are what make Chicken Provencal what it is… excellence. Chicken, on its own, can’t even come close to the taste of this South Beach meal. Sauce of lemon, garlic and butter impart a flavor that no 230-calorie meal should realistically have. Not to mention, it only has 12 carbs. The 22 grams of protein are the source of the long-lasting satisfaction here. Get it here >
Getting through the tougher parts of starting a diet is so much easier with a South Beach Diet Phase 1 option like the Fiery Garlic Chicken. There is no topping the spicy garlic, red curry sauce duo. 200 calories are just enough to banish those stomach grumbles and fill up your mouth with a roller coaster of flavors. Ginger and lemongrass are a nice touch that make this chicken option extra unique from your everyday lunch or dinner. The Fiery Garlic Chicken is also a great intro to the insanely nutritious bean sprouts, if you haven’t had them. Get it here >
People are willing to put Sriracha on everything these days, and how could we blame them! This Double Grilled Sriracha Chicken is evidence that red-rooster-donning bottle works some serious magic. The balance between heat and a slightly sweet flavor make eating chicken any other way almost difficult. While chicken is the perfect base for a range of different and exciting meals, this meal could become a staple. Red peppers and collard greens are the perfect, delicious side to get you even closer to that new jean size. If you’re still on South Beach Diet Phase 1, rest assured that this South Beach Diet meal is worth waiting for. Protein count: 18. Flavor score: 100. Get it here >
Chicken pairs so well with mushrooms and crunchy almonds in the Chicken Almondine—and right from the start of your South Beach Diet journey, you can enjoy this blend in all its glory. Asparagus and caramelized onions are coated in gravy and impossible to resist. Thankfully, at 190 calories, you won’t need to. As far as chicken dinners go, this one is a very easy choice. Get it here >
Say no to fast casual and yes to a healthy, Mexican dish that’s ready in no time! The Chicken Fajita Bowl is everything you could ever want in a fat, delicious, savory fajita, all in a convenient bowl, practically bursting with nutrition. This is a South Beach Diet Phase 2 chicken meal we love for its truly simple approach and exciting spices. Chicken, rested on a bed of brown rice and black beans, is livened up with chipotle sauce, cilantro, scallions and jalapenos. But, what would a fajita be without cheese? Monterey jack is there to please. Compare this 250-calorie flavor-bomb to the 500-calorie one you might find elsewhere. Get it here >
If you’ve never had Indian food, you’re totally missing out! The Tandoori Style Seasoned Chicken is a curry-based creation that makes food preparation seem like an art form. Ginger, garlic, tomato and butter flavor are just the beginning, absorbed into a blend of chicken, brown rice, spinach, eggplant and cauliflower. With just 210 calories, this South Beach Diet Phase 2 meal is also incredibly diet-friendly—and there couldn’t be a more appealing way to get rid of that sagging belly than with saag sauce. Get it here >
The Chicken Cacciatore makes is evident, once again, that chicken tastes better in the South Beach Diet. Red peppers, mushrooms, onions and olives dance in a thick tomato sauce with their protein-packed friend. The flavors of vinegar, olive oil and capers make it possible to enjoy the best of Italian cooking all in a way that promotes your weight loss, rather than destroys it. This is a South Beach Diet Phase 2 meal with 200 calories and zero guilt, ever. Try it out. Chicken tastes better in the South Beach Diet. Get it here >
Japanese restaurants can’t even come close to this Edamame Chicken for Phase 2! This chicken meal is a “wok” of art if we don’t say so ourselves. The Edamame Chicken is a fantastic mixture of bell peppers, protein-popping edamame, brown rice and, of course, chicken. Tamari-sesame sauce is an Asian-style crowd-pleaser that makes all of these healthy ingredients shine. It’s finished off with sesame seeds and scallions—none of which will be left behind of this 210-calore South Beach Diet chicken dinner. Get it here >
The Yellow Curry Singapore Style Chicken is delicious right down to the core. Broccoli, water chestnuts, bell pepper and eggplant are beyond scrumptious when covered with yellow curry. The brown rice and chicken of the meal, are hearty sources of nutrition to keep hunger away and get you through your busy day, but they also easily capture the exciting taste of this veggie-sauce blend. You’d never even know you’re getting 10 percent of your iron, with that 16 grams of protein! Get it here >
Creamy and healthy are two adjectives that you would think could never live in the same sentence! Well get your fill of thick, creamy—and yes healthy—casserole flavors in a chicken dish anyone could start drooling over. Cauliflower is a low-calorie base that fools your taste buds into thinking you’re indulging big, when dressed up with the taste of parmesan cheese, garlic and onion. White beans bring an extra pop of protein and fiber, (taking this chicken dish’s count up to 19 grams of protein and five grams of fiber). The Pantry-Ready Home-style Creamy Cauliflower & Chicken is perfect for Phase 2 of South Beach Diet, but ideal for any phase of life. Get it here >
Have a hankering for good, old-fashioned barbeque sauce? The average stuff is loaded with added sugars! The Pantry-Ready Southern-Style Chicken & Beans in BBQ Sauce is your ticket to taking care of this craving once and for all. Hickory smoke, onion, mustard and a tad of sweet agave inspire the taste of your favorite barbeque sauce, while keeping the nutrition under control. The South Beach Diet Phase 2 meal only has six grams of sugar and, because chicken and beans are so full of protein, the satisfaction should last until the next meal. Get it here >