Chicken Kievs

  • 10MINS
  • 30MINS
  • 198KCAL

These slimming and Weight Watchers friendly Chicken Kievs are just as good as the old favourite and are really versatile!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories198
  • Carbs2g
  • Protein26g
  • Fat3g
  • Saturates1g
  • Sugars1g

Chicken Kievs - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

These Chicken Kievs are a fantastic, slimming friendly take on the classic dish and are so delicious that you’d never guess that they’re low on calories and Points.

You could easily adapt this recipe to suit your tastes – you could add leave out the garlic and add some chilli, or replace the parsley with chives, why not have an experiment!

What diets are these Chicken Kievs suitable for?

These Chicken Kievs can be made suitable for gluten free diets as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free alternatives;

  • Wholemeal bread

They can also be made dairy free by swapping the following ingredients out for dairy free versions;

  • Flora Light

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly are these Chicken Kievs?

  • You need to count 5 Points per portion of this Chicken Kievs recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 3 Points per portion of this Chicken Kievs recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 3 Points per portion of this Chicken Kievs recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make these Chicken Kievs?

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How many calories are in these Chicken Kievs?

There are 198 calories per portion in these Chicken Kievs, which means they fall into our Everyday Light category. 

These Chicken Kievs are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 170ºC and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.

Step 2

Into a mini electric chopper place the garlic, parsley, vegetable stock pots, water and reduced fat spread. Whizz until the garlic and parsley are chopped. Place into a dish and chill for 15 minutes.

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Step 3

Using the mini electric chopper, whizz the bread into fine breadcrumbs.

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Step 4

Using a very sharp knife, cut a pocket into the chicken – place the knife into one end, being careful not to cut through to the outside.

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Step 5

Once the garlic mixture has chilled, spoon evenly into the pocket in the chicken breasts, filling as much as possible. Pin closed with a cocktail stick.

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Step 6

Beat the eggs and place into a shallow dish. Place the breadcrumbs into a separate shallow dish. Dip each chicken breast into the egg, and then lightly cover with breadcrumbs in the second dish.

Step 7

Place each crumbed chicken breast onto the baking tray, spray with low calorie cooking spray and cook for 30 minutes until golden and crisp. Serve with a wedge of lemon and your choice of accompaniment!

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These Chicken Kievs work really well when served alongside any of the following accompaniments:

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How do you know when these Chicken Kievs are cooked?

You should cook these Chicken Kievs for around 30 minutes or until golden and crisp and the chicken is cooked through.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe. 

How long can you keep these Chicken Kievs in the fridge?

Once you’ve put this dish out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of these Chicken Kievs in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze these Chicken Kievs?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat these Chicken Kievs?

From chilled: Pop into a moderately hot oven for around 20 minutes or until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost and then pop into a moderately hot oven and heat for around 25 minutes or until piping hot.

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Chicken Kievs

These slimming and Weight Watchers friendly Chicken Kievs are just as good as the old favourite and are really versatile!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 198
  • Carbs 2G
WW Points
  • 5 Green
  • 3 Blue
  • 3 Purple

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breast skin and visible fat removed
  • 60 g wholemeal bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 20 g reduced fat spread
  • 1 handful fresh parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 vegetable stock pots
  • 2 tsp water

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  2. Into a mini electric chopper place the garlic, parsley, vegetable stock pots, water and reduced fat spread. Whizz until the garlic and parsley are chopped. Place into a dish and chill for 15 minutes.
  3. Using the mini electric chopper, whizz the bread into fine breadcrumbs.
  4. Using a very sharp knife, cut a pocket into the chicken - place the knife into one end, being careful not to cut through to the outside.
  5. Once the garlic mixture has chilled, spoon evenly into the pocket in the chicken breasts, filling as much as possible. Pin closed with a cocktail stick.
  6. Beat the eggs and place into a shallow dish. Place the breadcrumbs into a separate shallow dish. Dip each chicken breast into the egg, and then lightly cover with breadcrumbs in the second dish.
  7. Place each crumbed chicken breast onto the baking tray, spray with low calorie cooking spray and cook for 30 minutes until golden and crisp. Serve with a wedge of lemon and your choice of accompaniment!

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StephMonday 20th April 2020

Best chicken Kiev recipe I have found and I have tried a LOT! I only had one veg stock pot so used that plus a chicken one and it tasted great. Deeeelicious. Another belter ladies, thank you!

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    Sharon FitzpatrickWednesday 6th May 2020

    Hi Steph, thankyou so much for your lovely comment. It’s great to hear you you thought this was the best Chicken Kiev recipe you’ve ever made!

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Cristina Box-PulidoThursday 16th January 2020

Hi, I have entered all the ingredients on a food planner I use and I have copied the recipe on it but the calorie per serving comes a lot higher than yours! What is the weight of the chicken breasts used here?

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    Steve CowderoyFriday 22nd May 2020

    Hi Cristina, thanks for getting in touch with us. The weight of chicken breast we use are about 140g each. Hope this helps.

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