Leftover chicken recipes

A big roast chicken is a lovely Sunday treat, but what are you supposed to do with all the leftover meat?

Buying a whole chicken is often cheaper than buying portions separately but it can often leave you with lots of leftover chicken. We’re here to help.

Cooked chicken can be re-used in other meals you just need to make sure that it is thoroughly re-heated when warming up. It will keep in the fridge for 2-3 days or you could freeze it for up to two months. If you’re freezing cooked chicken, it’s a good idea to cut it into strips or chunks so you it doesn’t freeze in one big chunk and you can grab handfuls of the amount you need.

If you’re following a chicken recipe, keep in mind that the cooked chicken will not need to cook for as long stated, you just need to make sure it’s piping hot all the way through.

So what are you going to make with your leftover chicken? You can combine it with lots of different ingredients to make various dishes. Click through our ideas for meals you can make with your leftover chicken.

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