Leftover chicken

Leftover chicken recipes

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

4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
139 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover chicken in this rustic soup with garlic yogurt. Best served with cheese scones

50 mins
Easy
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45 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
52 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make a classic coronation chicken filling to serve with jacket potatoes or in sandwiches and salads. It's an excellent way to use up leftover chicken after a roast

5 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These easy, budget-friendly chicken quesadillas make a quick lunch for two or a simple party snack and are a great way to use up leftover roast chicken

16 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this noodle salad using leftover chicken from our Chinese poached chicken & rice

30 mins
Easy
52 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This tasty pasta dish is a great way of using up your leftover chicken

20 mins
Easy
123 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Learn to make this creamy, comforting risotto with our easy, step-by-step recipe – great for using up leftover chicken

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
26 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Struggle to find dishes to cook that take very little time but the whole family will love? Look no further than these chicken and halloumi burgers

15 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover chicken in this fruity, spicy sarnie - swap mayonnaise for Greek yogurt in the lower-fat curried sauce

15 mins
Easy
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Create a mouth-watering chicken soup with leftovers from your roast lunch

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover roast chicken in this green salad with peas, celery and avocado, herbs and a mustard dressing

20 mins
Easy
87 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
11 ratings 4.5 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
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

An easy, throw together salad that uses up leftover roast chicken. This wholesome dish is packed with crunchy vegetables to make up 2 of your 5-a-day

35 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.8 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
9 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

No ingredients to weigh, and works with leftover chicken or pork, too

20 mins
Easy
50 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
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