43 Shredded Chicken Recipes for Fast Weeknight Dinners
Whether you purchased a whole rotisserie chicken or have leftover chicken from last night’s dinner, there are endless ways to put it to good use. In fact, cooked, shredded chicken is one of the very best weeknight shortcuts, instantly turning soups, pasta bakes, pizza, and more into satisfying, protein-packed meals.
From a Buffalo chicken pasta bake to a sheet pan of loaded nachos, here are 43 tasty ways to transform shredded chicken into dinner.
Soups and Salads
This collection of recipes proves the versatility of shredded chicken. Add it to a cold soba noodle salad (with a two-ingredient dressing!) for a near-instant meal, or stir into a creamy broth for a twist on your favorite Olive Garden appetizer.
Sliders, tacos, pizza, taquitos … need we say more? This collection of snacky recipes is just plain fun.
Pastas and Casseroles
Cozy is the theme of these crowd-pleasing bakes, which range from cheesy enchiladas to a shortcut chicken pot pie.