When a fabulous chicken dinner leaves you with a bunch of extra shredded meat, consider yourself lucky! Shredded chicken is extremely versatile and can star in countless delicious recipes. Having extra on hand will also remove the stress from meal prep, rescuing you on those lazy nights when you wish dinner could make itself.
Here at SkinnyMs., we’ve compiled a list of awesome recipes that’ll have you making the most of your leftovers. With cooked and shredded chicken on hand, half your meal prep is already complete!
Stock up on those shreds, toss them in the freezer, and you have yourself an endless list of tasty possibilities. Check out these 30 meals that feature shredded chicken and you’ll have dinner on the table in no time!
Dive into creamy, rich alfredo without worrying about calorie overkill with this healthified version of the classic dish!
Enjoy leftovers for lunch in this waistline-friendly, protein-packed pita! Stuffed with juicy veggies and tender chicken, this scrumptious hand-held meal with keep you satisfied for hours.
Festive fajita flavors team up with tortilla soup in this recipe. Why let extra chicken go to waste when you could enjoy it in a warm bowl of savory soup?
This skinnylicious sandwich is bursting with flavor and tender chicken shreds that simply melt in your mouth.
We’ve recreated the classic Philly Cheese with this healthified version! It offers just as much cheesy deliciousness while shaving off a boatload of calories and fat.
Nothing beats biting into a gooey, melty enchilada, especially when your recipe is waistline-friendly! Heavy on flavor, this lightened-up enchilada dish is deliciously filling and weighs in at just 250 calories.
Coconut and curry powder make a magical pair, especially when combined with some tender chicken. This scrumptious soup delivers a hint of sweetness and a touch of spice. It’s a recipe your taste buds will remember!