Chicken and Chickpea Delight

Chicken and Chickpea DelightThis dish is delicious and incredibly nutritious. It is low in fat, high in protein and fibre with the addition of the chickpeas.

A perfect warmer for every healthy eating plan this Autumn and Winter.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 40 minutes

Serves 4


  • 2 chicken breast cut in fillet size strips
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 can of drained and rinsed chickpeas
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 zucchini sliced
  • 2 tbs of tomato paste
  • 1 tbs of oil
  • 2 tbs of sumerac spice
  • 1 handful of diced parsley to serve


  1. In a hot pan, pop in the oil and pan fry the garlic and onion until soft.
  2. Add in the chicken, sprinkle the sumerac over the top and brown the outside of the chicken.
  3. Place the chicken into an oven proof dish.
  4. Cover the chicken in the diced tomatoes and stir through the tomato paste, chickpeas and sliced zucchini.
  5. Bake in a 180 degree oven covered in al foil for 30 minutes.
  6. Serve with some brown rice/cous cous and some broccoli.

290 calories per serve (without rice and additional veggies)

written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."