Leftover chicken recipes

Had a roast? Wondering what to do with leftover chicken? We’ve got so many different recipes to choose from including chicken and mushroom pies, pasta bakes, soups (including two lovely options for chicken noodle soup), easy chicken salads and more.

And for next time, see all our chicken recipes.

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Mexican chicken and red rice burrito bowls

Healthy chicken recipes

Mexican chicken and red rice burrito bowls

Use a few spare tortilla wraps and some leftover chicken to help make these filling...

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Roast chicken, vegetable and noodle soup

Leftover chicken recipes

Roast chicken, vegetable and noodle soup

This nourishing noodle soup is a brilliant way to use up leftover chicken from yesterday’s...

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Chicken and greens pilaf

Leftover chicken recipes

Chicken and greens pilaf

Use leftover chicken in this quick and easy pilaf recipe made with brown rice, savoy...

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Chicken and mushroom lattice-top pie

Chicken pie recipes

Chicken and mushroom lattice-top pie

The idea of combining a rich, meaty filling with a satisfying topping is one to...

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Chicken and mushroom pasta bake

Chicken pasta recipes

Chicken and mushroom pasta bake

A creamy chicken and mushroom pasta bake made all the speedier by using a ready-roast...

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Mexican chicken and tortilla stew

Healthy chicken recipes

Mexican chicken and tortilla stew

We’ve used a ready-roast chicken to cut down the cooking time of this Mexican stew...

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Spicy filo-topped chicken pie

Filo pastry recipes

Spicy filo-topped chicken pie

Use a ready-roast chicken, or leftover chicken from your Sunday roast, to make this easy...

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Warm satay chicken and rice salad

Chicken salad recipes

Warm satay chicken and rice salad

If you’re a fan of peanut butter than you’ll love this warm chicken salad drizzled...

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Chicken noodle soup

Leftover chicken recipes

Chicken noodle soup

You can make this nourishing, cure-everything chicken soup recipe with leftover chicken or turkey. Most...

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Baked chicken, mushroom and thyme brown rice risotto

Risotto recipes

Baked chicken, mushroom and thyme brown rice risotto

Who has the time to stir risotto these days? Simply combine the ingredients and the...

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Chicken, spinach and ricotta cannelloni

Leftover chicken recipes

Chicken, spinach and ricotta cannelloni

Use up leftover roast chicken in this comforting cannelloni recipe with spinach and ricotta. The...

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Turkish lentils with chicken and carrots

Leftover chicken recipes

Turkish lentils with chicken and carrots

Use leftover roast chicken in this speedy lentil recipe for two people. With fresh herbs,...

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Sweet potato, chicken and ginger soup

Leftover chicken recipes

Sweet potato, chicken and ginger soup

A hearty soup recipe made with leftover roast chicken and sweet potatoes. It’s freezable, so...

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Vietnamese chicken salad

Leftover chicken recipes

Vietnamese chicken salad

25 minutes is all you need for this healthy and oh-so-satisfying midweek meal made with...

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Chunky lentil, chicken and tomato broth

Lower-calorie mains

Chunky lentil, chicken and tomato broth

This gluten-free soup recipe is packed with hearty lentils and topped with a dollop of...

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Leftover chicken quesadillas

Leftover chicken recipes

Leftover chicken quesadillas

This quesadilla recipe is a great way of using up leftover roast chicken and makes...

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Chicken noodle soup

Chicken soup recipes

Chicken noodle soup

Chicken noodle soup is one of our Top 10 comfort foods and it’s low-cal. Because...

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Chicken and chorizo buns

Lunch recipes to take to work

Chicken and chorizo buns

These savoury buns are made by stuffing sweetened dough with a chicken and chorizo filling...

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Asian-style chicken soup

Chicken soup recipes

Asian-style chicken soup

This chicken noodle soup recipe is made using storecupboard ingredients – making it perfect for...

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Spiced chicken pilaf with mint yogurt

Friday night dinners

Spiced chicken pilaf with mint yogurt

A fragrant one-pot recipe using leftover chicken, rice and Moroccan spices, served with a cooling...

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Chicken, goat’s cheese and wild garlic cannelloni

Cannelloni recipes

Chicken, goat’s cheese and wild garlic cannelloni

A lovely, comforting cannelloni recipe using poached chicken, goat’s cheese and the springtime star, wild...

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Creamy chicken pot pies

Creamy chicken recipes

Creamy chicken pot pies

Use leftover roast chicken to make this cheap and comforting pot pie recipe.

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Chicken and broccoli pie

Leftover chicken recipes

Chicken and broccoli pie

Got some leftovers from your roast chicken? Use them up in this creamy, comforting pie...

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Coronation chicken with mango and lime

Leftover chicken recipes

Coronation chicken with mango and lime

Coronation chicken is always a winner at picnics and buffets. We’ve added mango and lime...

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