Leftover Chicken Recipes

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Nearly every Sunday, I make a roast chicken, which means roast chicken leftovers. This makes Monday defacto leftover chicken day. Dropping recipe ideas here.

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Sandwiches

Pesto Chicken Salad Croissantsgoodhousemag

Pesto Chicken Salad Croissants

Refresh your Sunday lunch with this pesto chicken salad croissant recipe.

Rachael Ray's Quick BBQ Pulled-Chicken Sandwiches - Rachael Ray Every Day

Rachael's Quick BBQ Pulled-Chicken Sandwiches

This shortcut sandwich—another great use of coleslaw mix and rotisserie chicken—never gets old.

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches | MyRecipes.com

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Creamy Slaw

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1 review
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25 minutes
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Leftover shredded chicken serves as the base for Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Creamy Slaw. Toss the chicken in homemade or bottled barbecue sauce,

Antipasto Chicken Sandwich | MyRecipes.com

Antipasto Chicken Sandwich

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9 reviews
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Ideal for a quick weeknight dinner or a picnic lunch, this warm, melty Antipasto Chicken Sandwich pairs well with sliced fruit or a bunch of grapes.

Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sliders | MyRecipes.com

Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sliders

Make these easy barbecue pulled chicken sliders by pairing shredded rotisserie chicken with homemade barbecue sauce for an easy weeknight meal.

Caprese Wraps with Chicken | MyRecipes.com

Caprese Wraps with Chicken

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25 reviews
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20 minutes
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Pick up a rotisserie chicken and assemble this hearty sandwich for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

Chicken Muffuletta | MyRecipes.com

Chicken Muffuletta

This is a "lighter" (i.e., lower in calories and fat) version of the classic New Orleans sandwich made with sliced deli meats.

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches | MyRecipes.com

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Learn how to make Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches. MyRecipes has 70,000+ tested recipes and videos to help you be a better cook.

Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches | MyRecipes.com

Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches

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7 reviews
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This hearty sandwich is a filling lunch recipe. Prepare the chicken salad at home the night before, and then assemble the sandwich at work the next

Roast Chicken Pitas with Cumin-Lemon Dressing | MyRecipes.com

Roast Chicken Pitas with Cumin-Lemon Dressing

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1 review
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This is best made when the rotisserie chicken is still warm. If your pitas are a bit stale and don't roll up well, cut them into half circles, and

Spicy Chicken Quesadillas | MyRecipes.com

Spicy Chicken Quesadillas

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9 reviews
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Fresh herbs and pickled jalapenos brighten up these simple yet spicy chicken quesadillas. Serve with a tossed green salad and a side of black beans to

Soup

Quick Chicken Posole Recipe - Rachael Ray Every Day

Chicken Posole Is Like Enchiladas In Soup Form

John and I love this dish because it's a fast alternative to enchiladas Suizas (chicken enchiladas in creamy tomatillo sauce), a fave of John's.

Andouille and Chicken Jambalaya Recipe | Food Network Kitchen | Food Network

Andouille and Chicken Jambalaya

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5 reviews
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Get Andouille and Chicken Jambalaya Recipe from Food Network

Thai Chicken Soup | MyRecipes.com

Thai Chicken Soup

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1 review
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51 minutes
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Sweet coconut milk, spicy curry paste, and tart lime juice flavor this chicken soup. If you like a little less spice, decrease the amount of curry

Chicken and Parsnip Soup | MyRecipes.com

Chicken and Parsnip Soup

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7 reviews
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30 minutes
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Learn how to make Chicken and Parsnip Soup. MyRecipes has 70,000+ tested recipes and videos to help you be a better cook.

Chicken-Escarole Soup | MyRecipes.com

Chicken-Escarole Soup

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1 review
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15 minutes
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To cut down on time and keep cleanup to a minimum, use kitchen shears to easily chop tomatoes while they're still in the can. Prep: 1 minute; Cook: 14

Corn-and-Chicken Chowder | MyRecipes.com

Corn-and-Chicken Chowder

Learn how to make Corn-and-Chicken Chowder. MyRecipes has 70,000+ tested recipes and videos to help you be a better cook.

Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup | MyRecipes.com

Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup

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19 reviews
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30 minutes
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Give chicken soup a Mexican flair by adding hominy, jalapeño, and cilantro. If you can't find hominy, simply substitute 1 cup frozen thawed corn in

Superfast Chicken Posole | MyRecipes.com

Superfast Chicken Posole

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14 reviews
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20 minutes
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You'll probably use all the breast meat from one standard rotisserie chicken for this soup. Look for canned tomatillos in the Mexican foods section of

Southwestern Chicken Soup | MyRecipes.com

Southwestern Chicken Soup

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29 reviews
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This top-rated Southwestern chicken soup is a great way to use up leftover chicken. The creamy chunks of avocado add a richness that's unusual to find

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Pasta

Rach's Mom's Cold Peanut Butter Noodles with Chicken Recipe - Rachael Ray Every Day

Rach's Mom's Cold Peanut Butter Noodles with Chicken Are a Fan Favorite

Can't find udon noodles? Make this dish with spaghetti—like Rach's mom used to do.

Pizza

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Potpie

Empanadas usually are served hot and blistered from the deep fryer, but home cooks will be glad that these baked healthier handpies offer similar pleasures without a trip into a vat of bubbling oil. The simple dough, similar to pie crust, comes together in a jiffy in the food processor. For a fun tweak, make the recipe into mini empanadas with 3-inch, rather than 6-inch, rounds of dough.

Chicken Empanadas

Empanadas usually are served hot and blistered from the deep fryer, but home cooks will be glad that these baked healthier handpies offer similar pleasures without a trip into a vat of bubbling oil. The simple dough, similar to pie crust, comes together in a jiffy in the food processor. For a fun tweak, make the recipe into mini empanadas with 3-inch, rather than 6-inch, rounds of dough.

Salad

Greek Chicken Salad with Yogurt Ranch Dressing & Feta Recipe - Rachael Ray Every Day

Go Greek with Greek Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Eat this dish alone as a salad, as pita pocket sandwiches, or atop flatbread like a taco.

Rachael Ray's Cobb Salad - Rachael Ray Every Day

This Is the Ultimate Cobb Salad

Try this easy cobb salad recipe from Rachael Ray's magazine, Rachael Ray Every Day.

Stuffed Items

Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Squash Recipe | Food Network Kitchen | Food Network

Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Squash

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16 reviews
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Get Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Squash Recipe from Food Network

Rach's Mom's Cold Peanut Butter Noodles with Chicken Recipe - Rachael Ray Every Day

Rach's Mom's Cold Peanut Butter Noodles with Chicken Are a Fan Favorite

Can't find udon noodles? Make this dish with spaghetti—like Rach's mom used to do.

Greek Chicken Salad with Yogurt Ranch Dressing & Feta Recipe - Rachael Ray Every Day

Go Greek with Greek Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Eat this dish alone as a salad, as pita pocket sandwiches, or atop flatbread like a taco.

Pesto Chicken Salad Croissantsgoodhousemag

Pesto Chicken Salad Croissants

Refresh your Sunday lunch with this pesto chicken salad croissant recipe.

Quick Chicken Posole Recipe - Rachael Ray Every Day

Chicken Posole Is Like Enchiladas In Soup Form

John and I love this dish because it's a fast alternative to enchiladas Suizas (chicken enchiladas in creamy tomatillo sauce), a fave of John's.

Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Squash Recipe | Food Network Kitchen | Food Network

Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Squash

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16 reviews
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Get Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Squash Recipe from Food Network

Andouille and Chicken Jambalaya Recipe | Food Network Kitchen | Food Network

Andouille and Chicken Jambalaya

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5 reviews
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Get Andouille and Chicken Jambalaya Recipe from Food Network

Empanadas usually are served hot and blistered from the deep fryer, but home cooks will be glad that these baked healthier handpies offer similar pleasures without a trip into a vat of bubbling oil. The simple dough, similar to pie crust, comes together in a jiffy in the food processor. For a fun tweak, make the recipe into mini empanadas with 3-inch, rather than 6-inch, rounds of dough.

Chicken Empanadas

Empanadas usually are served hot and blistered from the deep fryer, but home cooks will be glad that these baked healthier handpies offer similar pleasures without a trip into a vat of bubbling oil. The simple dough, similar to pie crust, comes together in a jiffy in the food processor. For a fun tweak, make the recipe into mini empanadas with 3-inch, rather than 6-inch, rounds of dough.

Rachael Ray's Cobb Salad - Rachael Ray Every Day

This Is the Ultimate Cobb Salad

Try this easy cobb salad recipe from Rachael Ray's magazine, Rachael Ray Every Day.

Rachael Ray's Quick BBQ Pulled-Chicken Sandwiches - Rachael Ray Every Day

Rachael's Quick BBQ Pulled-Chicken Sandwiches

This shortcut sandwich—another great use of coleslaw mix and rotisserie chicken—never gets old.

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches | MyRecipes.com

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Creamy Slaw

·
1 review
·
25 minutes
·

Leftover shredded chicken serves as the base for Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Creamy Slaw. Toss the chicken in homemade or bottled barbecue sauce,

Antipasto Chicken Sandwich | MyRecipes.com

Antipasto Chicken Sandwich

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9 reviews
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Ideal for a quick weeknight dinner or a picnic lunch, this warm, melty Antipasto Chicken Sandwich pairs well with sliced fruit or a bunch of grapes.

Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sliders | MyRecipes.com

Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sliders

Make these easy barbecue pulled chicken sliders by pairing shredded rotisserie chicken with homemade barbecue sauce for an easy weeknight meal.

Caprese Wraps with Chicken | MyRecipes.com

Caprese Wraps with Chicken

·
25 reviews
·
20 minutes
·

Pick up a rotisserie chicken and assemble this hearty sandwich for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

Chicken Muffuletta | MyRecipes.com

Chicken Muffuletta

This is a "lighter" (i.e., lower in calories and fat) version of the classic New Orleans sandwich made with sliced deli meats.

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches | MyRecipes.com

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Learn how to make Curried Chicken Salad Sandwiches. MyRecipes has 70,000+ tested recipes and videos to help you be a better cook.

Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches | MyRecipes.com

Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches

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7 reviews
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This hearty sandwich is a filling lunch recipe. Prepare the chicken salad at home the night before, and then assemble the sandwich at work the next

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