We’ve featured six (and linked to 13 more) delicious recipes that redefine (and reuse) leftover roast chicken. Get ready to whip up one of the quickest dinners of your life!
This easy (deconstructed) salad is great for sharing! It can be put together quickly if you’re juggling WFH (working from home) and childcare. The fresh mango slices and the nutty, creamy salad dressing add a lovely hit of freshness.
If you like this, also try the Asian-style rotisserie chicken salad recipe or the Vietnamese-style chicken slaw recipe. If you’d prefer a fresh and fruity version, try the Asian chicken and mango salad. Into grains? Try the rotisserie chicken with barley-and-feta salad recipe.
THE RICE DISH
A one-pot wonder, this filling and moreish dish is twist on the traditional paella but with chicken and chorizo.
One of our personal favourites – this open chicken-and-garlic mayonnaise sandwich is sure to satisfy your hunger. Roasting the garlic first and then adding it to the mayo is totally worth it.
If you like this, also try the Asian-style crunchy stir-fry wrap recipe here.
Sweet dreams are made of cheese. Think: Cheddar, mozzarella and cream cheese combined with shredded chicken and sandwiched between two tortillas, then pan-fried until oozy and crisp.
If you like this, try another Mexican-inspired favourite, tacos with spicy chicken con carne. Like it hot? Try this rotisserie chicken and roast tomatoes in peri-peri sauce recipe.
Is there anything more comforting than a home-made chicken pie? We think not. This recipe takes care of all the heavy lifting compared to traditional pie recipes by using leftover roast chicken and frozen puff pastry. All you have to do is put them together!
This is the ultimate made-from-scratch soup recipe. If you’re a soup fanatic this one is for you!
Pro-tip: Save the carcass and make your own chicken stock at home. Get the recipe here.
For a hint of Mexican flavour try the black bean and coriander soup with zesty guacamole recipe. Are you craving noodles? Try the Asian chicken noodles recipe here.