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Heartburn-Friendly Chicken Recipes


Updated June 13, 2014

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Chicken is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers, but it can soon become a boring meal without some variety. The same goes for other main dishes. With these recipes, however, you will not only have variety, but you will also get the great taste of many of your old favorites!


Baked Chicken and Rice
A creamy mushroom sauce surrounds tender baked chicken breasts in this easy-to-prepare dish. The recipe calls for ingredients that most people find heartburn friendly. This low-fat dish not only helps stem off heartburn, it is also a healthy food choice.

Baked Chicken Parmesan
Love Chicken Parmesan but hate the burn your old recipe causes? For many people, the spices and higher fat content of the traditional recipe can trigger their heartburn. This heartburn-friendly version can be a safe alternative to an old favorite.

Broiled Chicken Kabobs with Vegetables
This chicken recipe gives you a quick version to the traditional kabobs, without the heartburn that can occur with the usual kabob recipe.

Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken
This recipe will give you much of the taste of fried chicken without all the ingredients that can cause acid reflux. For some individuals, there is an increased risk of heartburn when fried foods are consumed. With this recipe, you can get a taste similar to fried chicken, but in a healthier baked form.

Chicken and Mozzarella Roll-Ups
Using low-fat cheese helps make this recipe heartburn friendly. Using skinless chicken breasts are also heartburn friendly, since fatty foods can trigger heartburn. By removing the skin, though, the fat content of this meal goes down. Also, the low-fat cheese and the leaner chicken reduce the calorie count.

Chicken and Cheese Bake
Using low-fat ingredients, such as low-fat margarine and cheese, skim milk and skinless chicken breasts, make this tasty recipe heartburn safe.

Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff
If you find that no matter how lean beef is, you still run the risk of a heartburn episode because of the fat content, chicken may be a safe alternative. This recipe also calls for low-fat sour cream and pasta cooked without added fat. If fat triggers your heartburn, this recipe is not only heartburn-friendly, but also appropriate if you want or need low-fat alternatives to your old favorites.

Chicken and Pasta
If you love chicken and pasta, but the creamy sauces give you heartburn, here is a heartburn-friendly chicken and pasta dinner everyone in the family will enjoy. The low-fat sour cream helps curb the heartburn while still adding zest to the meal.

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry
This recipe uses a minimal amount of vegetable oil, so you won't have to worry about heartburn that's triggered by regular frying. The recipe is also adaptable, allowing you to add more vegetables, or substitute those listed here, for a few of your own favorites.

Chicken Casserole
Casseroles make for a filling, satisfying meal. Using chicken breasts, which are lower in fat content, makes this dish a heartburn-friendly meal, since fatty foods can be a heartburn trigger for some people.

Chicken Cordon Bleu
I love Chicken Cordon Bleu; however, I hate the heartburn I can get from the traditional recipe. This low-fat version of that favorite recipe helps tame the heartburn.

Chicken Pot Pie
A delicious chicken pot pie made from scratch with heartburn-friendly ingredients, including skinless chicken breasts and skim milk.

Chicken Wraps with Rice
With fat-free or low-fat cheese, instead of rich sauces, this recipe won't cause the heartburn other chicken wraps may. The wraps are also baked instead of fried, which will also prevent the heartburn of traditional wrap recipes.

Crispy Baked Chicken
Using a low-fat alternative for coating, instead of the higher fat traditional coating for crispy chicken, makes this recipe heartburn friendly.

Curried Chicken and Rice
Chicken is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers, but it can soon become a boring meal without some variety. Curried chicken gives you some variety! Many people who suffer from heartburn can use curry powder in their recipes without triggering their heartburn.

Marinated Grilled Chicken
Using a heartburn-friendly marinating sauce makes this grilled chicken recipe one heartburn sufferers can enjoy.

Oven-Fried Chicken
Oven-fried chicken is the next best thing to traditional fried chicken. Fatty foods can trigger heartburn for some people. This recipe eliminates much of the fat, because you use skinless chicken breasts and low-fat milk. And for those people who have problems eating fried foods, you will still get a close-to-fried taste with this recipe without the consequences of eating fried chicken.

Sesame Chicken Kabobs
This chicken recipe gives you a different flavor to traditional kabobs, without the heartburn that can occur with the usual kabob recipe. The seasonings are mild, and the chicken breasts are low-fat -- great for those who suffer from heartburn when eating dishes that are too fatty.

Skillet Chicken with Rice
Chicken is a safe choice for most heartburn sufferers because, without the skin, it contains significantly less fat than most other varieties of meats. This is because fat is often a heartburn trigger. This recipe allows you to enjoy skillet-prepared chicken, instead of baked, but it also contains low-fat or fat-free ingredients.

Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Pasta
Using low-fat cheese, skim milk and skinless chicken breasts, help make this tasty recipe heartburn friendly because of the reduced fat content.

Stuffed Chicken Rolls
Some chicken roll recipes include ingredients that may trigger heartburn. Those ingredients include breaded chicken and higher fat dressings. This recipe gives you the great taste of chicken rolls while using low-fat ingredients, such as skinless chicken breasts and low-fat sour cream.

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