Easy and healthy recipes using leftover chicken that will make lunch and dinner a breeze. From cozy soups to my favorite enchiladas, these leftover chicken recipes will be your new go-to’s for weekday meal prep!
We’re kicking off the week with one of my favorite ways to meal prep. Step 1: make a flavorful, juicy roasted chicken with perfectly crispy skin. Step 2: add chicken to any & all recipes for a delicious boost of protein. Step 3: pack recipes for lunch and enjoy them for dinner all week long.
That’s right, you’re just 3 easy steps away from some incredible weekday meals. Excited? Me too.
Let’s start with my easy whole roasted chicken recipe. See how to make it:
The entire chicken takes just over an hour to prep and cook, so while it’s doing it’s thing in the oven you can whip up a couple of these easy, healthy recipes that are perfect for using leftover chicken. I included a mix of hearty salads, cozy soups & stews, and even my favorite enchiladas that are a breeze when you add leftover chicken.
These recipes are equally as delicious as they are protein and fiber-packed, and you’re guaranteed to feel like a meal prep boss bringing them in for your workday lunch. Scroll through, make a few, and add that perfectly roasted chicken!
If you make any of these leftover chicken recipes be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it. Snap a pic and share it on Instagram with the hashtag #ambitiouskitchen, or add it to our Facebook group. Enjoy, xo!
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