21 Trim Healthy Mama Recipes For Leftover Chicken

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One of the most frugal things a Trim Healthy Mama can do is roast a whole chicken! Served with dipping sauce (our favorite is copy-cat Swiss Chalet Sauce) and a salad, a whole chicken makes a nice, easy meal for our family, with very little leftovers. Then I use the carcass to make bone broth and nothing goes to waste!

Even if I do happen to end up with leftover meat, there are so many delicious Trim Healthy Mama recipes for leftover chicken that it’s still worth roasting a whole bird! The leftover chicken breasts can be used in E and FP meals and the dark meat works perfectly in an S setting.

Here are 21 Trim Healthy Mama Recipes For Leftover Chicken:

Arrzo Con Pollo | THM: E | Graceful Abandon

Zesty Chicken & Black Bean Casserole | THM: E | Darcie’s Dish

King Ranch Cauliflower Chicken | THM: S | Nana’s Little Kitchen

Low-Carb Chicken Bundles | THM: S | My Montana Kitchen

Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Casserole | THM: S |My Montana Kitchen

Low-Carb Buffalo Chicken Chowder | THM: S | All Day I Dream About Food

Mushroom, Chicken & Rice Pilaf | THM: E | Northern Nester

5-Ingredient Buffalo Chicken Salad | THM: FP | Briana Thomas

Crispy Chicken Cheese Quesadillas | THM: S | Briana Thomas

Chicken Quesadillas | THM: S or E | Northern Nester

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole | THM: S | Briana Thomas

Low-Carb Chicken Divan Casserole | THM: S | Working At Homeschool

Chicken Patties | THM: S | MamaShire

Low-Carb chicken & Broccoli Casserole | THM: S | Nana’s Little Kitchen

Low-Carb Chicken Enchilada Skillet | THM: S | Nana’s Little Kitchen

Dill Pickle Pasta-less Salad | THM: S | Northern Nester

Sriracha Chicken Salad | THM: S, E, or FP | Oh Sweet Mercy

Spicy Bacon Chicken Casserole | THM: S | MamaShire

Chipotle Chicken Pizza Squares | THM: S | MamaShire

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo | THM: S | MamaShire

5-Minute Tex-Mex Chicken Soup | THM: E | Northern Nester

And don’t forget….you can use those leftover chicken bones too!

Here’s an easy tutorial on how to make your own bone broth using a leftover chicken carcass and veggie scraps:

Happy cooking!

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