Leftover chicken

Leftover chicken recipes

19 Recipes

Make the most of leftovers with these budget-friendly recipes, from soups and salads to thrifty midweek meals.

Leftover roast chicken pad Thai

5

(2 ratings)

Want to make the most of your leftover roast chicken? All you need is a pad Thai sauce and oodles of noodles to transform your chicken into something exciting
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Roast chicken soup

4.34454

(119 ratings)

Use up leftover chicken in this rustic soup with garlic cream and cheesy scones on the side
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Tasty chicken noodles

4.457145

(35 ratings)

This recipe is easily doubled to serve four if you have plenty of leftover chicken; if you have less, bump up the protein with a handful of cashews
  • 23 mins
  • Easy

Chicken quesadillas

4.07143

(28 ratings)

Frugal cooking, but packed with flavour - use up leftovers from roast chicken with these easy Mexican-style snacks
  • 16 mins
  • Easy

Nacho chicken bake

4.42857

(7 ratings)

Top leftover chicken and ready-made salsa with gooey melted cheddar cheese and tortilla chips for a no-fuss nibble to share with friends
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Cold chicken noodle salad

4

(1 rating)

Make this noodle salad using leftover chicken from our Chinese poached chicken & rice...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Chicken & mushroom risotto

4.87143

(70 ratings)

Learn to make this creamy, comforting risotto with our easy, step-by-step recipe - great for using up leftover chicken
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Spanish chicken pie

3.97143

(35 ratings)

Roasted peppers, olives and paprika give this bake tons of flavour. It's a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Thai chicken soup

3.8

(5 ratings)

Create a mouth-watering chicken soup with leftovers from your roast lunch
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Chicken & mushroom hot-pot

4.30303

(66 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen to help use up leftover cooked chicken in this hearty pie topped with slices of potato
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Chinese poached chicken & rice

4.454545

(11 ratings)

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 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy noodle soup

4

(8 ratings)

This quick and easy soup is the perfect lunchtime meal for kids - satisfying and healthy too
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

No-fry Thai curry

4.285715

(7 ratings)

No ingredients to weigh, and works with leftover chicken or pork, too
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Chicken & egg-fried rice

4.666665

(36 ratings)

This thrifty Asian-inspired one pot uses up leftover rice and chicken, plus it contains child-friendly mild spice and plenty of vegetables
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
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