I love when I make extra chicken, because it’s so easy to make another meal out of it. Or, if I buy a rotisserie chicken, I know I always get at least 2 dishes out of it. How? Shred the chicken! There are plenty of delicious recipes you can make with shredded chicken, and here are over 20 leftover shredded chicken recipes to start with!
Turn your shredded chicken into this easy Leftover Chicken Soup with Vegetables! A hearty chicken vegetable soup is the easiest way to make a whole new meal out of leftovers. There’s also 5 different variations this post includes - Mexican, Thai, Japanese, Jamaican, and Italian!
Chinese Shredded Chicken Cucumber Salad is a very refreshing side dish or appetizer and perfect for the summer. At my house, we make it almost every time we have left over chicken. You get to use up the left over chicken and eat a yummy dish!
Classic Homemade Chicken Pot Pie is the ultimate comfort food! Start with a rotisserie chicken for easy prep (or roast your own); then add savory roasted vegetables and our easy homemade chicken stock, then top it all off with a tender, flaky herbed pie crust. Perfection!
Looking for a quick weeknight meal that’s delicious and healthy? These Baked Chicken Chimichangas are easy to make and healthier than the typically fried Tex-Mex dish. Plus, they make a great freezer meal!
Take your BBQ chicken off the grill and into the oven with this easy to make keto low carb casserole using leftover chicken, crispy bacon, low carb BBQ sauce, and lots and lots of cheese! The perfect under 30 min keto meal for the whole family.
This is no ordinary sandwich! This shredded buffalo chicken sandwich is loaded full of flavor and texture and is a real treat! Easy and quick to make, this sandwich is topped with fresh lettuce, blue cheese, ranch making every single bite truly delicious!
Slow cooker chicken shawarma (aka shwarma) combines the ease of a slow cooker meal with the complex flavor of a slow-roasted middle eastern chicken feast! This is a quick version of the middle eastern favorite: the slow cooker does a lot of the work and it can be prepped ahead of time.
Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells combine the spicy flavor of buffalo chicken wings and the creamy, cheesy goodness of melted mozzarella, and salty blue cheese all stuffed into cute convenient pasta shells. It is like someone stuffed buffalo wings into the pasta shells but without the bones!
Shepherd’s pie with leftover roasted turkey or baked chicken is a scrumptious meal the whole family loves! This easy casserole dinner has fresh veggies in a creamy white gravy topped with mashed potatoes and baked to perfection.
Chicken Fried Rice is an easy fried rice recipe made with cooked rice, shredded chicken, eggs, and simple vegetables. Skip the takeout, save money, and eat healthier while this scrumptious chicken fried rice recipe!
Shredded Chicken Tostadas are the perfect anytime idea when you're in the mood for a great (and easy) Tex-Mex classic. Layered with cheese, refried black beans, roasted chicken, pico de gallo, and my homemade avocado cream sauce, they will be an instant hit.
Chicken congee is a savory rice porridge that I grew up eating as a comfort food. It’s made by simmering rice in chicken broth with chicken and veggies – the ultimate comforting dish for when I wasn’t feeling well or just wanted something to warm me up!