Mexican-style bean soup with shredded chicken & lime

Healthy leftover chicken recipes

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.

33 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use leftover chicken breast in this substantial healthy soup. Alternatively, make the recipe vegetarian by topping with chunky, fresh guacamole

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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42 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover roast or ready-cooked chicken in this healthy and warming South-American style soup, spiced up with cumin and chilli

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy Asian-inspired dish ideal for an easy dinner. Use the leftovers to make our cold chicken noodle salad for the next day.

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
668 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
33 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
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