These leftover chicken recipes can be made with any type of cooked chicken. If you have leftover roast chicken, fried chicken or stir-fried chicken, it all works, provided the chicken isn't coated with a heavy sauce or coating. If it is, you can still use it; just scrape off any bread crumbs or sauces before proceeding with the recipe. Of course, rotisserie chicken works well in all of these recipes, too.
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This easy five-ingredient pizza is made with prepared barbecue sauce, French bread as the crust and leftover cooked chicken. What could be easier? Pizza is a terrific way to use leftovers because you don't need a lot of meat to make a difference. Even if you only have half a chicken breast or one leg leftover, you can make this pizza.
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There's no reason to cook chicken from scratch to make a luscious chicken pot pie. This recipe proves it. A refrigerated pie crust and frozen mixed vegetables are the other shortcuts that make this recipe easy.
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This slow cooker dip is so simple to make and always a hit. Even better: It takes less than 10 minutes of active prep time. Serve with celery sticks or pita chips.
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Using pre-cooked chicken in this soup means you can have soul-soothing homemade soup in minutes. If you have homemade chicken stock, by all means, use it for this recipe. If not, feel free to use store-bought broth or stock.