If you are looking for new canned chicken recipes to get out of a food rut, you are in for a treat!
With this coronavirus lockdown, you might tend to prepare the same meal over and over again. But should that be the case?
There are dozens of delicious recipes with canned chicken anyone can whip up in just a few minutes. What is good with canned chicken is there’s no need to hassle yourself with chicken gutting, deboning, or slicing.
Go ahead and check out my list below.
15 Easy, Tasty Canned Chicken Recipes Anyone Can Make
1. Cheesy Easy Chicken Taquitos
Craving for something Mexican? A delicious, crunchy taquito stuffed with warm, juicy chicken meat and fresh spices should satisfy your cravings.
2. Creamy Chicken and Spinach Pasta
If you’re cooking canned chicken for dinner, you need to try this recipe. This rich, creamy chicken pasta is topped with fresh spinach and juicy tomatoes.
3. Hearty Apple and Chicken Sandwiches
Spice up your day with a chicken-apple sandwich! The tender meat mixed with crunchy, juicy apple wedges creates a unique, salty, and refreshing flavor.
4. Sweet and Sour Pickle and Chicken Saladhttps://www.instagram.com/p/B-IohV-FVKx/
This chicken salad is the ideal side dish for any occasion. Pair it with beef, turkey, wine, or pork for a perfect meal. Or, you can serve it on its own.
5. Fresh, Nutty Chicken Pesto Salad
Treat your taste buds to this delicious pesto canned chicken recipe! Try using plain meat so you don’t end up masking the nutty, earthy taste of pesto.
6. Warm, Peppery Chicken Enchilada Soup
A good way to warm up your tummy before any meal is to sip some warm enchilada chicken soup. Its peppery, roasted flavor will surely wake up your taste buds.
7. Rich, Creamy Chicken, and Rice Casserole
Shock your guests with this creamy chicken casserole! It’s so good that no one would know you only need a few minutes and a can of chicken to make it.
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8. Spicy Buffalo Chicken Roll-Ups
What to do with canned chicken when you’re less than an hour away from hosting a dinner party? Turn them into spicy buffalo chicken roll-ups!
9. Rich Russian Chicken Pie With Cream Cheese
Every bite of this delicious Russian pie recipe with canned chicken is filled with creamy mushrooms, tender chicken meat, and milky, sticky rice.
10. Tangy Chicken-Based Nacho Dip
Planning a movie night with your family? Make sure your chips and nacho dip are ready. My boys love this sweet, zesty salsa that’s filled delicious cheese and chicken chunks.
11. Chinese-Style Chicken Fried Rice
You can’t have a Chinese meal without fried rice. The delicious mix of creamy rice, fresh veggies, and juicy meat will surely bring out your inner Asian.
12. Fruity Grape and Almond Chicken Salad
Here’s another canned chicken salad recipe that is great, but some find the taste a bit too plain. To give it a sweet, earthy kick, try adding in some grapes and almonds.
13. Hot and Spicy Mexican-Style Chicken Burrito
Missing your go-to Mexican restaurant? Opt to make your own chicken burrito! It’s an inexpensive recipe so you can cook, and eat, as many as you want.
14. Smooth, Butter Chicken Carbonara
This rich, creamy carbonara recipe using canned chicken is a refreshing alternative to bacon pasta. It has a juicy, chunky kick exclusive to chicken.
15. Crunchy Chicken Cakes
Need a quick snack? Try these crunchy, savory chicken cakes. You can’t resist the salty, juicy, and crunchy mix of the panko coating and chicken chunks.
The key to making any canned chicken recipe taste good is to treat it like regular chicken meat. Add spices, herbs, seasonings, fruits, and veggies you feel would bring out the zest, juice, and umami of the canned chicken.
Also, limit yourself to high-quality brands. Look for juicy, chunky, and all-natural canned chicken meat marinated in its own natural fats and oils.
What are your favorite canned chicken recipes? Share them with us in the comments section below.
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