About once a week we have roasted chicken for dinner. Everyone loves it and there are always leftovers. The leftovers, it turns out, can make for some awesome meals for another day or two. Depending on your family size you may need to make two chickens, but it will be worth it if you can get two more dinners out of it.
These BBQ Chicken Tacos from Lovely Little Kitchen look amazing! With a cheese quesadilla as the taco shell, how could you go wrong? BBQ sauce, Monterey jack, roasted corn, black beans and ranch combined with your leftover roast chicken shredded may just be the best "leftovers" you've ever had!
Use that chicken to make this delicious looking Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad with Roasted Asparagus from Mouth Water Foods. Even stubborn, non-salad eating husbands will love this. The bacon makes it extra tasty, but the spinach, avocado, and asparagus make it healthy!
These Chicken Burritos from Brunch Time Maker only take 10 minutes to make! They feature your leftover roast chicken shredded plus Mexican cheese, avocado, and cilantro. Easy to make yet sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Baker Bettie offers this Baked Cheesy Chicken Egg Roll recipe and it's definitely worth a try, even if you've never made egg rolls before. With only six ingredients, it's easier than you think. There are even instructions on how to roll them.
This is the perfect way to bring leftover roasted chicken to work and school for lunch. Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad from The Pieper Life includes grapes, celery, green onion, and of course lime and cilantro. Fresh, healthy, and easy.
A chicken casserole is a great way to use leftover roast chicken and this Chicken and Black Bean Casserole from Six Sisters Stuff is so good your children won't know that it's healthy too. Brown rice, zucchini, onions, mushrooms, chile peppers, and of course, black beans are the perfect combination to make a meal you'll wish you had leftovers of.
I wish I was eating this Thai Chicken Pizza from Fork Knife Swoon right now! Peanut sauce, ginger, scallions, carrots, cabbage, garlic, lime juice, and more will transform your leftover chicken into a pizza like you've never had before.
We love quesadillas and these Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas from Deliciously Organic appear to be no exception. Sub your leftover roast chicken for the chicken breasts and you'll have a healthy meal your children will love. And they pack well for school lunches too.
We love a little spice to our meals, and these Buffalo Chicken Taquitos from Chef in Training will do the trick. Perfect for a fun, out-of-the-box dinner or lunch, if your family likes their food to bite back, this is the perfect recipe for your leftover chicken.
Chicken Pot Pie
Skip the traditional pot pie in favor of these Chicken Pot Pie Cupcakes from Tablespoon. Kids love cupcakes, these are just a little different. It's a one bowl, easy to follow recipe that makes a meal easy for kids to eat!
Never have boring chicken leftovers again!