8 Leftover Chicken Recipes

Leftover chicken doesn’t need to be boring. These uses for your day-old rotisserie or roast chicken leftovers ensure that you not only are as frugal as can be but that you’re as sated by the second meal as the first.

Carrot Soup with Leftover Chicken

What's even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and soulful taste is just how magnificently it serves as a vehicle for leftover roast chicken.
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King Ranch Chicken

Whoever created this classic American casserole knew a thing or two. Layers of chicken, roasted peppers, and tortillas smothered in cheese. Gobsmackingly delicious.
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Leftover Roast Chicken Soup

"Just like something Grandma made." "A great way to have chicken leftovers." "WONDERFUL!" That's what folks are saying about this soup.
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Thai-Inspired Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing

Tangy. Salty. Sweet. And satisfying as can be. Did we also mention healthy and on the table pronto?
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Sorta a mashup of buffalo chicken wings and cheese dip, this little number works gratifyingly well as an app, though we find it rather difficult to save space for anything else.
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Fried Rice With Leftovers

A superlative version of the classic clean-out-the-fridge stir-fry that reinvents leftovers. Beware the optional but addictive jalapeño garlic vinegar.
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Vietnamese-Style Chicken Salad

Quick, easy, healthy, authentic through and through, and pretty darn delicious if we do say so ourselves. Take it to work or, if you're willing to share, serve it up at home.
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Chicken-Pea Shoot Salad

An ardent pea shoot aficionado divulges her favorite bling come spring--a simple, sprightly salad that flaunts the sweeter side of these cute, curly shoots.
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