Cans of chicken are a great alternative to running to the store every day to buy a fresh ingredient. Stock up on canned chicken for quick meals and dinners, especially when you have a family to feed.
It is inexpensive and can last for many years. This makes it an excellent item to have on hand when you need to make a quick meal. You can create a variety of tasty recipes with canned chicken, from cold sandwiches to cheesy dishes. Here are some of my favorite recipes that will please even the pickiest eaters.
Mini Chicken Pot Pies
Comfort food classics made lazily! These mini chicken pot pies are a great budget meal for your family. They’re easy to make and only require a few simple ingredients.
Baked Cheesy Chicken Nuggets
You’ll never see me make chicken nuggets another way. These baked nuggets are not only low-carb and healthier than store-bought chicken nuggets, but they’re also delicious and kid approved.
Seven Can Chicken Taco Soup
If you have these pantry staples in your home, you can always make a quick meal for the family during busy weeknights. Add tortilla chips, shredded cheese, and avocado to this soup for a delicious meal.
Easy Chicken Noodle Casserole
It’s a popular recipe for canned tuna, but even better when you use canned chicken breast. The crunchy potato chip topping is a great addition.
Salsa Chicken Quesadillas
When we don’t want to cook, quesadillas become a favorite meal. Adding canned chicken to them is a quick and easy way to get some extra protein without having to go to the grocery store.
Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole
This simple casserole is perfect for families with picky eaters. You can customize it to your taste by adding the vegetables and seasonings of your choosing. The leftovers are great for lunch the following day!
With canned chicken, this easy dinner recipe is hassle-free! Mix it with lots and lots of cheese, along with a can of diced chiles green, for the best stuffing. To finish off, you can use either red or green enchilada sauce.
Chicken Salad Sandwich
It was this way that I became addicted to canned chicken. Costco gave me a free sample, and the next thing I knew, 18 cans were in my cart. These sandwiches can be used for family events, as a quick meal, or as a dinner when you do not want to use the oven.
Chicken & Zucchini Stuffing Casserole
This is my most-reviewed recipe! You can use any type of cooked chicken or pulled rotisserie.
Easy Chicken Caesar Wraps
Wraps can be a tasty alternative to sandwiches. You don’t need much more than a bag of store-bought salad and a can or two of chicken. Your entire family will love it. They are also great for school lunches!