Don’t throw it! Recipes made with leftover roasted chicken can save you a lot time and of course, money.
Whether you buy rotisserie chicken at your local supermarket or make it home, if you end up with leftover roasted chicken, this is what you can do.
1-Make chicken fajitas! sauté peppers and onions in a little bit of olive oil; add the chicken and a little bit of fajita seasoning.
2-Add it to quesadillas.
3-Prepare a classic chicken salad with mayo, celery and onions.
4-Make a soup: Simmer with veggies and noodles for a quick weeknight meal.
5-Use it as an empanada filling: Stuff the empanadas with a mixture of cooked shredded chicken and cheese for delectable appetizer.
6-Make a buffalo chicken pizza.
7- Add it to a Caesar salad: Mix some iceberg lettuce with croutons, parmesan cheese, roasted chicken and your favorite Caesar store-bought dressing.
8-Make a quick Latin style rice and chicken (Arroz con pollo)
9-Combine chicken carcasses in large pot with carrots, onions, celery, garlic and herbs. Cover with water and simmer for a homemade chicken stock. Freeze and use in recipes that requires this ingredient.
10-Make an easy chicken pot pie or chicken tortilla soup.
As you can see there are many recipes that you can make using leftover cooked chicken. What was your favorite?
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