35 Genius Ways to Use Chicken

Crammed for time? Here are 35 ways to use leftover chicken in some fast and tasty ways! Because really, ain’t no one got time for anything else!35 Genius Ways to Use Chicken-- www.countrycleaver.com

This is a cautionary tale of why you make a list before going to the grocery store. Otherwise, you’ll end up like me who has one fresh chicken, one deli rotesserie chicken, and four chicken boobs thawing in your fridge, and you need to use them all up by the end of the week. OMG what was I thinking? Where was my list? Where is an adult when I need one? Because clearly I am not one.

So we compiled our 35 favorite recipes that use up all those chicken leftovers in completely genius and inspiring ways. We made this 20-minute Semi-Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup last night – it will feed you and the fam for dayzzzzzzz.

Get the rest of them now! Number 17 is my FAVORITE!!

And still worried about how to carve a chicken? Worry no more, step by step directions and photos are here to save the day.  Along with how to make chicken stock once you’re done. A chicken’s job is never done.

20 Minute Semi-Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

20-Minutes Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup - Nothing is better than homemade, and there isn't anything better to clear up your latest winter cold! #homemade #chicken #noodle #soup

30 Minute Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

30 Minute Skillet Chicken Pot Pie-- www.countrycleaver.com

One Pan Chicken and Spinach Gnocchi  

One Pan Chicken and Spinach Gnocchi -- www.countrycleaver.com

Cowboy Candy Chicken Skewers –

Great using fresh chicken breasts or thighs

Cowboy Candy Chicken Skewers-- www.countrycleaver.com

Tangy Crock Pot Chicken Salad Sandwich Sliders

Tangy Crock Pot Chicken Salad Sandwich Sliders-- www.countrycleaver.com

Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole

Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole-- www.countrycleaver.com

Take-IN :: Swimming Rama Chicken  – Use fresh chicken breasts, or this is great with leftovers!

Take-In Swimming Rama Chicken-- www.countrycleaver.com

Cheesy Pesto Chicken & Veggie Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Cheesy Pesto Chicken & Veggie Stuffed Spaghetti Squash-- www.countrycleaver.com

Shredded Chicken Baked Taquitos 

Shredded Chicken Baked Taquitos-- www.countrycleaver.com

{Leftover} Rotisserie Chicken Soup 

{Leftover} Rotisserie Chicken Soup-- www.countrycleaver.com

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers-- www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken Alfredo Italian Totchos

Chicken Alfredo Italian Totchos-- www.countrycleaver.com

Buffalo Chicken Potato Smashers 

Buffalo Chicken Potato Smashers-- www.countrycleaver.com

Avocado Chicken EnchiladasAvocado Chicken Enchiladas-- www.countrycleaver.com

Grilled Chicken Caesar PizzaGilled Chicken Caesar Pizza--www.countrycleaver.com

Southwest Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels

Southwest Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels--www.countrycleaver.com

Homemade Frozen Chicken Strips

Homemade Frozen Chicken Strips--www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken Tacos with Spicy Cabbage Slaw and Guacamole

Chicken Tacos with Spicy Cabbage Slaw and Guacamole--www.countrycleaver.com

No- Fry Chicken Parmesan Enchiladas No- Fry Chicken Parmesan Enchiladas--www.countrycleaver.com

Barbecue Chicken Wrap

Barbecue Chicken Wrap--www.countrycleaver.com

Strawberry Honey Mustard South Carolina Style BBQ Sauce

Strawberry Honey Mustard South Carolina Style BBQ Sauce-- www.countrycleaver.com

 Barbecue Chicken Pizza Pinwheels

Barbecue Chicken Pizza Pinwheel-- www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken Caprese Pasta Bake

Chicken Caprese Pasta Bake-- www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken Enchilada Dip

Chicken Enchilada Dip--www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken and Rice Salad with Ginger-Sesame Dressing

Chicken and Rice Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing--www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken Marsala Macaroni and Cheese

Chicken Marsala Macaroni and Cheese--www.countrycleaver.com

BBQ Chicken Sliders with Cheddar and Spinach 

BBQ Chicken Sliders with Cheddar and Spinach--www.countrycleaver.com

Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos 

Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos--www.countrycleaver.com

Healthy Baked Ranch Chicken Wraps

Healthy Baked Ranch Chicken Wraps--www.countrycleaver.com

Lighter Chinese Chicken Salad 
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Tex Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole 

Tex Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole--www.countrycleaver.com

Barbecue Chicken Pizzadilla

Barbecue Chicken Pizzadilla--www.countrycleaver.com

Mini Chicken Empanadas with Cheese and Chiles

Mini Chicken Empanadas with Cheese and Chiles--www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore--www.countrycleaver.com

Chicken Pesto Pizza 

Chicken Pesto Pizza--www.countrycleaver.com

Cheesy Roast Turkey and Veggie Panini

Cheesy Roast Turkey and Veggie Panini--www.countrycleaver.com