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Leftover Chicken Mexican Recipes

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We all know how difficult it is deciding what to do with leftover chicken, usually, it ends up just being eaten cold the next day. The epic leftover chicken recipes are here to help get rid of this boring habit!

Check out these nine recipes to see the different ways you can create more delicious dishes with your leftover chicken!

1. Chicken and Chorizo Risotto


Leftover chicken was made for risotto. Pretty quick and simple to make and so heartwarming. This recipe uses our smoky chipotle paste for some big bold flavours. Don’t forget to throw in the chorizo!

Leftover Chicken Recipes

2. Butter Chicken Curry

Leftover Chicken Recipes This tasty treat is an easy butter chicken curry recipe, it’s a great way to reuse leftover Chicken, for a wholesome filling midweek meal. This is an ideal dish for those who prefer milder flavours, our chipotle chilli paste gives a distinctive twist to this Indian classic.

Leftover Chicken Recipes

3. Spicy Creole Chicken Casserole

Leftover Chicken Recipes The Spicy creole chicken casserole recipe is the brainchild of Tom Parker Bowles, a Gran Luchito Fan. This recipe is laced with Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste, which adds rich smoky chilli flavour.

Leftover Chicken Recipes

4. Leftover Chicken Tacos

Leftover Chicken Recipes Using Sunday roast leftovers, fresh coriander, crunchy radish and a ripe slice of avocado and a generous dollop of our chipotle mayo the little beauties have the perfect amount of smoke and spice. To get the authentic taste of Mexico you will need some corn tortillas if you can’t get hold of these ordinary flour wraps will do the job.

Leftover Chicken Recipes

5. Chicken Salad

Leftover Chicken Recipes This leftover chicken salad is an uber healthy meal, perfect low-carb lunch or dinner. Most importantly this recipe is full of bold flavours lots of fresh ingredients and is the perfect way to use up leftover roast chicken. We made a classic south-east Asian inspired salad dressing with a Mexican twist using our chipotle chilli.


6. Chicken Tortilla Soup

Leftover Chicken Recipes

This leftover chicken recipe is packed full of tasty fresh ingredients. The chicken is mixed with a spicy tomato base and topped with cheese, freshly chopped coriander, sliced avocado, lime juice and crispy fried tortilla chips. This is one of our favourite leftover chicken recipes.

Leftover Chicken Recipes

7. Sweet and Sour Chicken

Leftover Chicken Recipes A dollop of our chipotle paste gives the leftover chicken recipe a smoky spice and the dash of vinegar and brown sugar bring the sweet and sour.

Leftover Chicken Recipes

8. Chicken Flautas

Leftover Chicken Recipes These are chicken flautas and they’re an amazing little Mexican street food snack that hit the spot every time. If you’ve got leftover chicken from a Sunday roast, why not give these a go and try something a little different?

Leftover Chicken Recipes

9. Easy Chicken Quesadillas

Leftover Chicken Recipes If you’ve got left-over roast chicken and you’re looking for an easy and delicious way to use it up, you’ve found a great recipe. This easy chicken quesadillas recipe is unbelievably moreish. Shredded roast chicken, melted cheese, soft tortillas all served with a spicy salsa and fresh guacamole.

Leftover Chicken Recipes

Have you made any of these Leftover Chicken Recipes? If so please do let us know how you got on!

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