Never make another boring chicken recipe.
Here’s 27 weight watchers chicken recipes guaranteed to turn your ho-hum chicken dinner into something spectacular.
These are 27 of the best weight watchers chicken recipes from my favorite healthy food bloggers.
Chicken is a wonderful healthy protein to make the star of any main meal.
According to Healthline, “Chicken is highly nutritious and a good source of protein. Adding chicken to your diet may help support weight loss, muscle growth, and bone health.”
Weight Watchers recognizes the value of chicken as a part of a healthy diet.
Is chicken a zero point food on weight watchers?
Skinless boneless chicken breast is a zero point food. It doesn’t matter if the chicken breast is whole or ground. If it is off the bone and skinless it counts as a zero point food.
If you marinate the chicken breast or if you cook it in oil, the oil or the marinade will cost you points, but the chicken breast still counts for zero.
Extra lean ground chicken that is at least 98% fat free is also a zero point food.
If you use other parts of the chicken, or use the chicken skin, then chicken will cost you points. (But typically not very many, that’s why chicken is the key ingredient in so many low point foods).
The easiest way to find out the latest weight watchers points is just plug it into your WW app.
I hope you enjoy trying these amazing ww chicken recipes as much as I did.
1. WW Chicken Enchilada Bake
This delicious weight watchers enchilada bake is the creation of Life is Sweeter By Design.
If you love Mexican flavors then you are going to love this healthy enchilada. It’s a filling family friendly recipe.
You’ll love how simple it is to prepare this recipe. It’s just 30 minutes of prep time and then into the oven to bake.
It’s no wonder this recipe has been shared on Pinterest over 165K times! Check it out, you won’t be disappointed.
2. Chicken and Broccoli Chinese Takeout
This ww friendly chicken and broccoli Chinese takeout recipe sprung from the mind of DwardCooks.
If you find the idea of making Chinese food intimidating (like I do!), then you will be pleasantly surprised at how simple this recipe is. It only takes about 5-10 minutes to prep and 20 minutes to cook.
That means that this recipe is easy enough that you can make it on a weeknight. But it’s fancy enough that’s it’s perfect for date night also. Make it for some friends, they will leave impressed.
3. Weight Watchers Chicken Salad
This tasty weight watchers chicken salad recipe comes from amamablessed.
It is the perfect summer lunch. I love how the creaminess of the light mayo pairs with the sweetness of the grapes. It is so rich and creamy you won’t believe it’s only 1 point per serving.
Serve this at your next summer family gathering, people will be begging for the recipe.
4. Balsamic Chicken with Mushroom Sauce
This cozy balsamic chicken and mushroom dish comes from 2 Bees in a Pod.
Some chicken dishes can be dry, but this one is so juicy, thanks to the caramelized mushrooms. The balsamic glaze adds a ton of flavor without weighing the dish down.
Add this one to your dinner rotation now!
5. Weight Watchers Sheet Pan Fajitas
This sheet pan fajitas recipe comes to you from You Brew My Tea.
Chicken fajitas are traditionally made in the skillet, but that involves using lots of oil to crisp them up.
This healthy recipe uses a sheet pan to get the same texture on the chicken and veggies without using all the extra oil.
I am always looking for one-pan meals that cut down on cleanup time. This sheet pan fajita recipe is a breeze to put together and is so delicious and satisfying. If you love ordering fajitas at your favorite Mexican restaurant, then you have to try this recipe. It has all the flavor of the original but it’s WAY healthier.
The orange and green bell peppers roasted with red onion make this dish absolutely stunning to look at.
Check out the recipe and make sure you see the zero point option at the bottom!
6. WW Cajun Chicken Bites
These weight watchers spicy chicken bites are the perfect game day snack.
Where are my Chick Fil A spicy chicken nugget lovers out there? Put together this recipe and you’ll have your own party tray ready to go. And you can do it without blowing your point budget for the day.
If you prefer more traditional chicken bites, you can easily tone down the spice by removing the cayenne pepper.
7. Weight Watchers Chicken Lo Mein
This lovely weight watcher friendly chicken lo mein comes from Nesting Lane.
Chicken lo mein is one of my go-to orders when I get Chinese take-out. And this delicious lightened up version has all of the flavor without all of the unnecessary junk.
This tasty meal is also a great way to get in extra veggies. Because it’s loaded with mushrooms, peppers, and snap peas.
Give this recipe a try next time you are craving take out. You will be glad you did.
8. Chicken Egg Salad
This ww friendly chicken egg salad recipe comes from diethood.
This recipe takes the humble egg salad to the next level by adding grilled chicken, avocados, and YES bacon! The entire salad is topped with a delicious lemon-dill salad dressing.
If you give this protein packed recipe a try it will quickly become one of your favorite lunch recipes.
9. White Chicken Chili (zero points!)
This ww friendly white chicken chili is the brainchild of Slender Kitchen.
This protein packed recipe is loaded with chicken breast, northern beans, and corn. Salsa verde brightens the whole recipe. If you love chili, you have to give this white chicken chili a chance.
And get this, this hearty healthy chili rings in at ZERO WW POINTS! So go ahead and have that second bowl!
10. Coconut Chicken with Pina Colada Sauce
This tasty ww friendly coconut chicken with pina colada sauce comes from Nesting Lane.
This recipe marinates whole boneless skinless chicken breasts in coconut milk, hot sauce, and lime juice. The marinated chicken breast is then dredged in bread crumbs, and then it’s just 30 minutes baking in the oven.
And just like that you have a golden brown coconut chicken. This recipe is absolutely bursting with flavor. Give it a chance you will be glad you did.
11. Pioneer Woman Chicken Spaghetti: Made Lighter
This ww friendly chicken spaghetti comes from Simple Nourished Living.
So much of weight watchers friendly cooking is taking recipes you love and figuring out how to lighten them up. That’s why I love this recipe. Not only will you get a tasty chicken spaghetti, but you also get a look behind the scenes at the process for lightening up some of your favorite recipes.
12. Weight Watchers Thai Chicken Wraps
These easy ww thai chicken wraps come from Messforless.
Every healthy eater is familiar with the humble lettuce wrap. These Thai Chicken Wraps take that concept to a whole new level.
You will love how fresh and bright these thai chicken wraps are. A perfect lunch for me has enough protein to power me through the rest of my day without being so heavy that I just want to take a nap.
And these Thai Chicken Wraps fit the bill perfectly.
Give them a chance, they will become a key part of your lunch rotation.
13. Weight Watchers Chicken Broccoli Casserole
This weight watchers friendly chicken broccoli casserole comes from The Food Hussy.
This ww casserole is a healthy meal the whole family will enjoy. If you have picky eaters around your house you’ll love that you can hide that nutritious broccoli in a tasty creamy sauce.
This recipe uses cauliflower rice to keep the calories and points super low–but if you prefer you can easily substitute brown rice.
This recipe is so rich and creamy you won’t believe it’s low in ww points.
14. Weight Watchers French Onion Chicken Pasta Bake
If you love French Onion soup, you have to try this weight watchers friendly pasta bake.
It takes the flavors of a traditional french onion soup and transforms it into a protein packed hearty meal.
You will love how quickly this casserole comes together. It’s just 20 minutes of prep time and 25 minutes in the oven and dinner is served. The chicken and noodles pair perfectly with the french onion flavors.
Even better it is simple to make extra and freeze it. So it is a perfect weeknight meal for a busy family.
15. Weight Watchers Salsa Chicken
This delicious ww salsa chicken comes from the mind of The Seasoned Mom.
This dish is the perfect show-off dish if are having company. The bright yellow corn and red tomato pop against the light color of the chicken and the black beans. Place the chicken in a large serving dish, it looks beautiful when served family style.
The best part is that that even though the dish looks so beautiful it is incredibly simple. It’s just about 10-15 minutes of prep and it is a 1 pot meal so clean up is super quick.
Give this low-calorie weight watchers recipe a chance. You won’t be disappointed.
16. Weight Watchers Chicken Parmesan
If you love classic chicken parmesan you have got to try this recipe.
You get all of the flavors you know and love from your favorite Italian dish. The garlic, paprika and panko crust gives the dish and wonderful flavorful crunch which pairs perfectly with the sweetness of a classic homemade red sauce. (You will be surprised how easy it is to make).
This is one will have the family cheering on pasta night. Give it a try you will not regret it.
17. Weight Watchers Chicken Tenders
This tasty weight watchers chicken tenders recipe comes from The Chunky Chef.
I’m not ashamed to admit it, I’m an adult that loves chicken tenders! But I don’t need more fried food in my life.
These ww chicken tenders are the perfect answer.
Chicken cutlets are tossed in an egg wash and then breaded with panko, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt and pepper.
After that it’s into the oven for about 15 minutes to crisp up the chicken while it bakes. These chicken tenders are SO CRISPY, you won’t believe they aren’t fried.
So you can go ahead and make this for your kids with a clear conscience–just make sure to make a couple extra for yourself!
18. Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings
These weight watchers chicken and dumplings come from Keeping on Point.
Chicken and dumplings are pure comfort food, and this recipe is no exception. Thankfully, this big cozy bowl of creamy chicken and fluffy dumplings will give you that feeling without weighing you down like the original.
Save this recipe for next time you want something warm and delicious your whole family will love.
19. Weight Watchers Brunswick Stew
This Weight Watchers Friendly Brunswick stew comes from Simple Nourished Living.
This hearty stew is the perfect thing for a cold winter’s day. It is packed with vegetables and, of course, chicken.
The stew has an amazing depth of flavor thanks to the bacon, Worcestershire sauce, and apple cider vinegar layering in with the chicken and vegetable flavors.
Next time the temperature drops, start the recipe up, it will quickly become one of your favorites.
20. Weight Watchers Cashew Chicken
This Weight Watchers Cashew Chicken recipe comes from Recipe Diaries.
When you are focused on healthy eating, sometimes you just have a craving for takeout. If you crave Chinese takeout like me once in awhile, you need to try this Cashew Chicken recipe. Chicken breasts, cashews, soy sauce, fresh ginger, and a few other simple ingredients come together in the slow cooker to make a delicious, easy meal.
Serve it over rice for the classic takeout feel, or try cauliflower rice to cut down on points.
21. Chicken Cordon Bleu
This Weight Watchers Chicken Cordon Bleu recipe is from A Mama Blessed.
This genius lightened up cordon blue uses crushes cornflakes in lieu of flour. You tuck ham and mozzarella cheese inside some flattened chicken breasts, dip in milk, coat in cornflakes and spices, and bake until delightfully crispy and melty. Oh, did I mention it’s served with a creamy sauce? One look at the final dish and you’d never guess how many points are in a serving.
For those nights when you just can’t take another boring chicken recipe, you have to pull this one out instead for a real treat. Click the link to save it!
22. Weight Watchers Tuscan Chicken Pasta
This decadent Weight Watchers Tuscan Chicken Pasta comes from My Crazy Good Life.
Greek yogurt is one of the secrets to lightening up creamy recipes. No fat Greek yogurt is zero point food on weight watchers and once you start using it in your cooking you will find yourself going back to it again and again.
This delicious Tuscan Chicken Pasta recipe uses a combination of non-fat Greek yogurt and fat free cottage cheese (another zero point favorite! ) to replace the heavy cream seen in traditional versions.
The result is a tasty creamy pasta that has all of the flavor of the original but is way healthier. Give this meal a try you will not regret it.
23. Weight Watchers Chicken Quesadillas
These weight watchers chicken quesadillas come from You Brew My Tea.
Chicken quesadillas are such a versatile recipe. They make a great addition to your family taco night, they are a protein packed lunch, and they can make a great game day snack.
Whenever you decide to serve them, they will be delicious!
And at only 4 smartpoints per serving on the old blue plan and purple plan–you can enjoy these lovely quesadillas absolutely guilt-free!
24. Weight Watchers Bubble Up Chicken Pot Pie
This weight watchers friendly chicken pot pie comes from Recipe Diaries.
Chicken Pot Pie is classic comfort food and it is a family favorite at my house.
In this version the pie crust is replaced with 2 ingredient rolls which bubble up in the pan as they bake.
Give this recipe a try next time you have a family get together, everyone will be begging you for the recipe!
25. Chicken Taco Mac & Cheese
This Weight Watchers Chicken Taco Mac and Cheese is a recipe I come back to time and again.
For everyone like me who can’t get enough one-pot meals, this one is for you.
Pro tip, just make sure you use a big enough skillet because you’re going to brown the ground chicken, add peppers and onions, then rotel tomatoes, taco seasoning, milk, and broth, and then cook the pasta directly on the stovetop. You’ll finish by removing from heat and stirring in shredded cheddar cheese.
Hungry yet? This taco mac is so hearty and satisfying, while keeping points in mind.
You can change up the meat and veggies based on what ingredients you need to use up: try turkey, beef, or even soy crumbles, and zucchini, mushrooms, or corn. Give it a try and let me know how you like it.
26. Weight Watchers Chicken Taco Soup
My Weight Watchers Chicken Taco Soup is something I make when I need a reset. It’s so healthy and satisfying, and full of flavor. It comes together in the slow cooker, so it’s easy and can be made ahead.
It’s also incredibly versatile, so feel free to substitute different meat or veggies, and change up or leave out the beans entirely.
Because this is a low point soup recipe, you can enjoy a drizzle of sour cream and some crushed tortilla chips on top. Makes it feel splurge-worthy!
27. WW Cheesy Chicken Fritters
These weight watchers cheesy chicken fritters are tender, juicy and bursting with flavor.
At only 1 ww point they are great to pair with a salad for a light dinner. They also make a wonderful game day snack.
Give these cheesy chicken fritters a try. They will quickly become one of your go to meals.
27 Best Weight Watchers Chicken Recipes
- Pizza Peel
- WW Chicken Enchilada Bake
- Chicken and Broccoli Chinese Takeout
- Weight Watchers Chicken Salad
- Parmesan Chicken with Mushroom Sauce
- Weight Watchers Sheet Pan Fajitas
- WW Cajun Chicken Bites
- Chicken Bacon Ranch Sheet Pan Dinner
- Chicken Egg Salad
- White Chicken Chili (zero points!)
- Coconut Chicken with Pina Colada Sauce
- Pioneer Woman Chicken Spaghetti: Made Lighter
- Weight Watchers Thai Chicken Wraps
- Weight Watchers Chicken Broccoli Casserole
- Weight Watchers French Onion Chicken Pasta Bake
- Weight Watchers Salsa Chicken
- Weight Watchers Chicken Parmesan
- Weight Watchers Chicken Tenders
- Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings
- Weight Watchers Brunswick Stew
- Weight Watchers Cashew Chicken
- Chicken Cordon Bleu
- Weight Watchers Tuscan Chicken Pasta
- Weight Watchers Chicken Quesadillas
- Weight Watchers Bubble Up Chicken Pot Pie
- Chicken Taco Mac & Cheese
- Weight Watchers Chicken Taco Soup
- WW Cheesy Chicken Fritters
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