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Healthy leftover chicken recipes

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Don't let anything go to waste with our healthy leftover chicken recipes. Make a wholesome chicken soup, a filling salad or a nutritious family dinner.


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  • Chicken & sweetcorn soup served in a pan

    Chicken & sweetcorn soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.11 ratings

    Make a stock from roast dinner leftovers to create this chicken and sweetcorn soup. The bone broth adds important minerals and it's low in fat and calories

  • Coronation chicken salad

    Coronation chicken salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Rustle up this healthy and filling coronation chicken salad for a packed lunch in just five minutes using our roast chicken cooked beforehand to save time

  • Thai chicken salad

    Thai chicken salad

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    This salad couldn't be easier to make - simply shred leftover cooked chicken and mix with Asian flavours, tropical fruit, cashew nuts and herbs

  • Herby chicken & butter bean soup

    Herby chicken & butter bean soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    This rustic, chunky soup uses up leftover roast chicken and is packed with flavour from fresh rosemary, sage and thyme

  • Chinese poached chicken & rice

    Chinese poached chicken & rice

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 ratings

    For a healthy yet satisfying meal, try this dish eaten across China and Southeast Asia – and use the leftovers to make our cold chicken noodle salad for the next day

  • Chicken noodle soup in bowls with spoons

    Chicken noodle soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.715 ratings

    Mary Cadogan's aromatic broth will warm you up on a winter's evening - it contains ginger, which is particularly good for colds.

  • Caesar pitta served on a board

    Caesar pitta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Pack a pitta with chicken, salad and homemade Caesar dressing for an easy lunch. It takes just 10 minutes from prep to plate and it's healthy too

  • Asian pulled chicken salad

    Pulled chicken salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.33 ratings

    Pull apart a ready-roasted chicken to whip up this healthy, vibrant, low-calorie dish in just 20 minutes

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