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Weight Watchers Chicken Recipes - 5 Pts or Less!

Updated on August 9, 2012

Quick Chicken Teriyaki

1/4 recipe = 4 pts

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 fresh cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, pared and minced

Instructions

90 minutes before mealtime, place chicken pieces in nonstick 9 inch square baking dish, combine remaining ingredients, and pour over chicken. Cover and place in refrigerator to marinate for one hour. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 F. Bake chicken uncovered for 15 minutes, turn, bake additional 10-15 minutes until is cooked through.

Chicken Noodle Casserole

1/8 recipe = 4 pts OR 1/6 recipe = 5.5 pts

Ingredients

  • 4 cups egg noodles
  • 2 cans condensed lowfat cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 6 oz cooked chicken breast halves
  • 1 can tomatoes (optional: with green chiles)
  • 10 oz frozen vegetables of choice

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Cook egg noodles, drain, set aside. Chop chicken into bite-sized pieces, mix in large bowl with all other ingredients. Transfer to 9 x 13 baking dish, bake 30 minutes.

Buffalo Chicken Strips

1/4 recipe = 5 pts

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 cup low-fat butter substitute
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 F. Simmer all ingredients except chicken on low heat, stirring occasionally, while cutting chicken into strips. Remove sauce from heat, lightly coat chicken and place on sprayed cooking sheet. Bake 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through, cover with remaining sauce and serve.

Unfried Chicken Kiev

1/6 recipe = 4 pts

Ingredients

  • 6 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 3 Tbsp low-fat margarine
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 cups cornflake cereal
  • 1/4 cup skim milk

Instructions

Soften margarine, preheat oven to 425 F. Cut margarine into 6 slices, place one on center of each chicken breast. Sprinkle garlic powder and chives evenly among 6 slices. Fold chicken breast over margarine, fold up sides, and secure with wooden skewer. Crush cornflakes, mix with parsley, and paprika. Dip chicken in milk, then coat with cornflake mixture. Place breasts, seam-side down, in sprayed 9 inch square baking pan. Bake 35 minutes or until cooked through.

Gourmet Chicken Dijon

1/4 recipe = 3 pts

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 Tbsp dijon-style mustard

Instructions

Combine paprika, salt, and pepper, sprinkle evenly over chicken pieces. In a sprayed non-stick skillet, cook chicken 3-5 minutes on each side until browned. Set chicken aside. Combine 1/4 cup milk with flour, stir until well-blended. Add wine to skillet, scraping particles that cling to the bottom, then add milk and flour mixture, stirring in over heat. Add remaining milk and mustard and cook over medium heat until thickened. Return chicken to skillet, bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

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    • las81071 profile image

      las81071 5 years ago

      Thanks I am thinking about joining weight watchers again and great recipes likes this remind me that it is a healthful and delicious way to get back in shape. Thanks

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      TinkerBee 6 years ago

      How do I find the beginning of the recipes, I would like to see them all. thank you,

      Kandie Walsh

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      carolinemoon 6 years ago

      Excellent hub! I love chicken recipes.

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      strawberryhill 7 years ago

      Love the use of cornflakes in the chicken kiev dish. I rarely have breadcrumbs around unless I remember so this a great alternative - thanks.

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      carljsp 7 years ago

      Great recipe of chicken gonna try this.try my recipe of garlic curd chicken in my profile.

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      AuthorSteve 7 years ago from Hawaii

      I think I´m going to test the "chicken teriyaki" recipe. The other recipes sound promising as well.. Voted it up.

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      Ravi Rawat 8 years ago

      Thanks for how to chicken dishes. I like Gourmet Chicken Dijon because of Paprika combination.

      Thanks for your nice reciepe hub

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      loveofnight 8 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

      you have some nice recipes here, worthy of me coming back for another look see.....thx

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      sherrylou57 8 years ago from Riverside

      Nice Hub! Thank you I like chicken. Nice name Maddi, my granddaughter her name is Maddi!!

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      cutie 325 8 years ago

      they were so good i thought my taste-buds would explode my mother did to her enternet name is mamma-mia.she is on this with me and we had so much fun and lost so much wait and giand so much mustle so we were able to go party and we each got a man im getting married next mouth and you are invited not.

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      AprilButlerPryce 9 years ago from Jacksonville, Florida

      Great Recipes. Thanks

      I look forward to reading more of your hubs. Take care, and when you get a moment... stop by and check out my site. There's a little something for everybody.

      God Bless

      April Butler Pryce Author of Beauty for Ashes (poems that reveal and restore)

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      sammyaddams 9 years ago

      Fantastic recipes as i am currently doing ww myself thye will come in really useful. I have just hit the dreaded diet plateu so some fresh new ideas is just what i need. Thanks.

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      meg4e 10 years ago

      Maddie, where doyou find the time? Your Hub is perfect for a divorced mom (like me) of a 2 1/2 year old and a 4 year old. I'm also a full time RN student and I'm working part-time. Healthy eating is still a priority for us, so, I appreciate your pages! Thanks again.

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      spuds 10 years ago

      Neat hub for someone like me. Chicken is my favourite food. I like the look of Chicken Teriyaki recipe.

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      teell2 10 years ago

      Great hub again Maddie. I can't wait to try your Gourmet Chicken Dijon recipe

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      spacebull 10 years ago from Space

      Another great recipe by you, thanks!

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