Leftover Chicken 3 Ways

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Honey BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Cole slaw
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Directions

    1) In a large bowl, mix together shredded chicken, bbq sauce, honey, salt, pepper and mozzarella cheese.

    2) Divide evenly onto hamburger buns, top with cole slaw, serve and enjoy!

    Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

    Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sliced scallions
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles, divided
  • Sour cream, for serving
  • Directions

    1) In a bowl mix together shredded chicken, cream cheese, buffalo sauce and scallions.

    2) Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tortilla to skillet and spread 1/2 of the chicken mixture over tortilla. Top with 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, 1/2 cup blue cheese and another tortilla. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until quesadilla is golden brown and cheese is fully melted. Repeat once more with remaining ingredients.

    3) Remove from skillet, top with sour cream, serve and enjoy!

    Baked Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos

    Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups Colby Jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups spinach, chopped
  • 8 – 10 mini corn tortillas
  • Salsa verde, for serving
  • Sour cream, for serving
  • Hot sauce, for serving
  • Directions

    1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

    2) In a bowl mix together chicken, cream cheese, salsa, Colby Jack cheese and spinach.

    3) Scoop chicken mixture into mini tortilla, roll and place in a baking dish. Continue until all the mixture is used.

    4) Bake for 30 minutes.

    5) Remove from oven and garnish with salsa verde, sour cream and hot sauce. Serve and enjoy!

    Tags: 3 ways, Chicken, dinner, Leftover Chicken, recipes
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    Foil Pack 3 Ways

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    Chicken Cauliflower Foil Dinner

    Ingredients

  • 1 box chicken flavored stuffing
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese. shredded
  • 2 cups cauliflower, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • Directions

    1) Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

    2) In a bowl, combine stuffing mixture and water. Stir until stuffing is softened.

    3) Spray 4 sheets of aluminum foil with cooking spray and evenly divide stuffing between them.

    4) Begin layering your meal on each sheet of foil: over the stuffing, layer 1 chicken breast, salt and pepper, cheese, cauliflower, more cheese, ranch dressing and chopped bacon. Evenly distribute everything as well as you can.

    5) Top with another piece of foil and fold sides over to make a pack. Place all packs on a baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes (add a few more minutes if using very thick pieces of chicken).

    6) Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Be careful when opening up the foil pack, as it will be very hot. Serve and enjoy!

    French Dip Foil Dinner

    Ingredients

  • 1 loaf sourdough bread
  • 1/2 cup garlic butter (1/2 cup softened butter + 1 tablespoon garlic powder)
  • 4 – 5 slices roast beef
  • 4 – 5 slices provolone cheese
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon gravy thickener
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Directions

    1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

    2) Without cutting all the way through the sourdough loaf, slice either 8 or 10 slices of bread.

    3) Spread garlic butter between slices. Stuff every second slice with roast beef and provolone. You want the meat and bread to between every other two slices of bread so that when it’s baked you pull it apart and have a sandwich. Brush with remaining garlic butter.

    4) Place loaf on foil, top with another piece of foil and fold to make a packet. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.

    5) While sandwiches bake, make your dipping sauce. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add beef bouillon, soy sauce, garlic powder and gravy thickener. Whisk together. Taste and add salt and pepper as necessary.

    6) Remove from oven and open foil very carefully. Pull apart sandwiches, dip in au jus sauce, serve and enjoy!

    Cajun Foil Dinner

    Ingredients

  • 4 ears corn, each sliced into 4 pieces
  • 4 smoked sausages, sliced
  • 20 pieces shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 small potatoes, washed and cut in half
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cajun seasoning, to taste
  • Directions

    1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease 4 pieces of foil with cooking spray.

    2) Top each piece of foil with 4 pieces of corn, an even number of sliced sausage and shrimp, 4 pieces of potato and 1 tablespoon butter. Season with salt, pepper and cajun seasoning.

    3) Cover with another piece of foil and fold up the sides to make a packet. Place on baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes.

    4) Remove from oven and open carefully, as it will be hot! Serve and enjoy!

    Tags: 3 ways, cajun, cauliflower, Chicken, dinner, Foil, French Dip, Pack Dinner, recipes
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    Pasta 3 Ways

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    Creamy Chicken Linguine

    Ingredients

  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups cooked chicken
  • 2 cups spinach
  • Chopped parsley, for garnish
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, for garnish
  • Directions

    1) Cook linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

    2) Heat oil in a large skillet. Add onions and garlic. Cook until softened.

    3) Stir in white wine, sundries tomatoes, salt, pepper and heavy cream. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and allow sauce to thicken.

    4) Stir in chicken, spinach and linguine, tossing until everything is fully coated.

    5) Garnish with parsley and Parmesan cheese, serve and enjoy!

    Cheddar Bacon Chicken Ranch Pasta

    Ingredients

  • FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • FOR THE PASTA
  • 1 box penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • Directions

    1) Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

    2) In a deep skillet over medium high heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook until chicken is cooked through. Add bacon to skillet and stir to combine. Remove from heat and set chicken and bacon aside.

    3) In the same skillet, make your sauce. Melt 1 tablespoon butter; whisk together with flour and ranch dressing mix. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly until combined. Simmer for 5 minutes.

    4) Add cheddar cheese and stir until cheese is completely melted. Stir in chopped parsley. Remove from heat.

    5) Add cooked pasta to cheese sauce, mixing until the pasta is fully coated. Add chicken and bacon. Stir to combine.

    6) Serve and enjoy!

    Spicy Tomato Linguine

    Ingredients

  • 8 ounces linguine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese, for serving
  • Directions

    1) Cook linguine according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

    2) Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic, chili flakes and capers. Stir to combine. Cook for 2 minutes.

    3) Add white wine and bring to a light boil. Add tomatoes, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Cook for another 2 minutes.

    4) Toss in linguine noodles, making sure they’re fully coated.

    5) Garnish with Parmesan cheese, serve and enjoy!

    Tags: 3 ways, bacon, Chicken, dinner, linguine, pasta, recipes
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