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21 Tasty Recipes To Make With Your Leftover Chicken

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Transform your leftover chicken into 21 tasty recipes! From salads to soups, wraps to casseroles, make the most of your leftovers with these easy ideas. 

Leftover Chicken

Got leftover chicken? Don’t let it go to waste! Check out these 21 delicious recipes to transform your leftovers into mouth watering meals.

From salads to soups, wraps to casseroles, there’s something for everyone! 

Appetizers & Finger Foods 

  1. Shredded Chicken Taquitos from Culinary Ginger

Try these tasty Baked Chicken Taquitos! They’re a healthier twist on the classic fried version. Just roll up crockpot Mexican shredded chicken and cheese in tortillas, bake until crispy, and serve with yummy salsa. 

  1. BBQ Chicken Sliders from Recipe Pocket

Try these BBQ chicken sliders for your next big gathering! They’re easy to whip up and perfect for picnics, potlucks, or game day.

  1. Rice Flour Chicken Wings from Box Mix Recipes

Rice Flour Chicken Wings with Egg Whites are crispy and crunchy. If you’re looking for gluten free breaded chicken look no further. 

  1. Baked Chicken Spinach Pinwheels from Box Mix Recipes

Wondering what to make with your leftover chicken? These pinwheels really hit the spot, made with canned biscuit dough and shredded cheese. 

  1. Chicken Queso Dip from Corrie Cooks

When it comes to party snacks, nothing beats Chicken Queso Dip! Creamy, cheesy, and packed with tender chicken and zesty flavors, it’s always a hit! 

Soups & Stews 

  1. Crockpot Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup from Bitz ‘n Giggles

Try this Crockpot Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup! It’s super easy to make and so yummy with simple ingredients you probably already have at home. 

  1. Stracciatella Soup With Chicken & Veggies from Style and Grace

This soup is a weeknight favorite that whips up in just 10 minutes. It’s essentially Italian egg drop soup with the addition of shredded chicken and veggies. 

  1. White Chicken Poblano Chili from Homemade Hooplah

Warm up with a bowl of comforting White Bean Chicken Chili! Made with tender chicken, homemade broth, roasted poblano chilis, and creamy cannellini beans, it’s the ultimate comfort food for chilly days!

  1. Lime In The Coconut Soup from Beef of the Wild

Wondering what to make with leftover chicken? Introducing Coconut Lime Soup with Thai Noodles! Get ready for a flavor explosion as creamy coconut milk meets zesty lime in this mouthwatering dish! 

Casseroles & Bakes 

  1. Mini Chicken Pot Pies from Semi Homemade Kitchen

Get ready for a taste of comfort food with these Mini Chicken Pot Pies! Loaded with tender rotisserie chicken, creamy chicken soup, a cheesy kick, and a buttery biscuit crust

  1. Chicken Enchiladas With White Sauce from Cookin Gorgeous

Introducing a delicious twist on a classic Mexican favorite, Creamy Chicken Enchiladas with White Sauce! Tender chicken, gooey cheese, and a delicious white sauce with a hint of jalapeños! 

  1. Buffalo Chicken Bombs from The Feathered Nester

Buffalo Chicken Bombs are the ultimate 5-ingredient, 30-minute meal! Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a satisfying after-school snack. Give them a try and thank me later! 

  1. Chicken Tater Tot Casserole from The Feathered Nester

The best thing to make with leftover chicken is a Chicken Tater Tot Casserole! This cheesy chicken and potato bake, loaded with broccoli, is ready in just 40 minutes! Perfect for cozy nights in or busy weeknights. 

  1. Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas from Temecula Blogs

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas are made with store-bought rotisserie chicken or leftover chicken, this simple Mexican dish is sure to impress! Say hello to flavor-packed dinners with minimal effort! 

Best For Family Dinner  

  1. Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta from Get On My Plate

Craving a simple and delicious dinner idea? Look no further than this Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta! With just a few ingredients, including rotisserie chicken or leftovers, it’s ready in under 30 minutes! 

  1. Chicken Tinga from Dinner at the Zoo

This traditional chicken tinga features tender shredded chicken with a smoky sauce that’s  bursting with flavors. It is an effortless recipe that’s  perfect for making tacos, burritos, nachos, and more!

  1. Hearty Chicken Chili from Grits and Pinecones

If you’re hankering for a tasty chicken chili with a twist, try Salsa Verde Chicken Chili! It’s a simple recipe featuring salsa verde, a zesty green sauce made from tomatillos. 

  1. White Chicken Chili from Nkechi Ajaeroh

Wondering what to make with leftover chicken? Introducing the creamiest and coziest stovetop white chicken chili! It’s the ultimate chili recipe for families 

  1. Slow Cooker Chicken Pasta from Box Mix Recipes

If you enjoy tasty homemade meals that are easy to make, you’ll love this Slow Cooker Chicken & Pasta Casserole! It’s a recipe that will make the whole family happy and excited.

Our Top Picks 

  1. Brown Sugar Garlic Drumsticks from Box Mix Recipes

Enjoy the delicious taste of Brown Sugar Garlic Air Fryer Chicken Drumsticks! Every mouthful combines sweet brown sugar, savory garlic butter, and flavorful soy sauce.

  1. Barbecue Bacon Chicken Dip from The Magical Slow Cooker

If you want a yummy snack for game day, try this Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Dip! With only a few ingredients and your slow cooker, you’ll have it ready in a jiffy.

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