These 22+ Quick & Easy Leftover Chicken Recipes are a great way to cut down on food waste and turn your leftovers into something new.
Leftover Chicken Recipes
Wondering what to do with all that leftover chicken in your fridge? There are tons of recipes for leftover chicken that are a great way to repurpose and reuse your leftovers and turn them into a fresh new dish!
I rounded up some of my favourite leftover chicken recipes that are great for reducing food waste and cutting down on prep time. From chicken pot pie to pulled chicken tacos, mason jar soups and more, there’s something for everyone. Trust me, these recipes are going to be having you look at your leftover chicken in a whole new way.
How long is leftover chicken good for?
Leftover chicken will last in the fridge for 3 to 5 days, as long as you store it properly in airtight containers or glass meal prep bowls. When it comes to reheating, I have the best trick for avoiding that gross leftover chicken taste. Just sprinkle some water over top before microwaving and voila! It’ll prevent the chicken from drying out and will avoid that rubbery texture.
Chicken Comfort Food Recipes
Turn your leftover chicken into one of these comfort food recipes! Pot pies, pasta, pizza and more make up this list of comforting dishes you’ll love.
Leftover Chicken Sandwiches, Wraps & Tacos
Lunch is covered with these chicken sandwiches, wraps and tacos! Whether you serve them hot or cold, these recipes with leftover chicken are a great way to use up any extra chicken you have lying around.
Leftover Chicken Salad & Bowl Ideas
These chicken salads and bowls are so delicious – and thanks to your leftover chicken, they'll be packed with protein! Season the chicken and serve over a bed of greens, noodles or rice.
Leftover Chicken Soup Recipes
These soups are amazing for repurposing leftover chicken! They're hearty, filling and perfect for meal prep.
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