Make dinner a breeze with these shredded chicken meal ideas. Delicious, hassle-free, and perfect for any night you need something quick and easy. There are so many ways to turn shredded chicken into amazing meal, here are 13 ideas to get you started!
1. Shredded Chicken Nachos
If you have shredded chicken and tortilla chips you can make some delicious shredded chicken nachos. Bring out your chicken and then top it with cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, beans, guacamole…whatever your favorite nacho and taco toppings are. You are going to love this simple meal!
2. Oven Baked Chicken Tacos
The first step to this tasty meal is to make crockpot chicken and salsa. Once that is done make some pico de gallo, and prep your tacos for the oven. Your family will love these cheesy oven baked chicken tacos and so will you!
3. Homemade Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza
What family doesn’t love pizza night? Your family will love this tasty homemade flatbread buffalo chicken pizza. Tangy chicken, two types of cheese, and green onions all come together for a delicious pizza the whole family will love.
4. Chipotle Chicken Air Fryer Flautas
Air fryer flautas are a quick and easy dinner, thanks to cooked and shredded chicken. Cheese, chicken, chipotle peppers, and tortillas cooked together in the air fryer will help you get dinner on the table in minutes. Don’t forget all of your favorite taco toppings too!
5. Chicken Enchilada Soup Chili’s Copycat
This delicious soup is the perfect way to warm up and get cozy on a chilly winter evening. Chicken, tomatoes, enchilada sauce, chilies and more all come together for a mouth-watering soup that your family will love.
6. Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Sliders
Buffalo chicken, cheese, and ranch flavored butter served on a sweet Hawaiian roll are a meal your family won’t forget. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, or as an appetizer for game day. You’ll love these tasty sliders.
7. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Yes, we know this combination may sound a little odd, but the flavors work really well together. The light sweetness from the sweet potatoes, with the mildly tangy chicken, sour cream mixed with blue cheese dressing, and green onion topping taste amazing when combined! Try it and see for yourself.
8. Easy Buffalo Chicken Pasta Bake
This easy one pot meal is sure to be a family favorite. Shredded buffalo chicken, cheese, pasta, and a delicious sauce are all baked together until they are warm and bubbly. Serve this casserole with a salad and dinner is done!
9. Ranch Chicken Wraps
These ranch chicken wraps are perfect for a lunch on the go or for an easy dinner at home. Tortillas, cheese, chicken, ranch dressing, and if you like lettuce, tomato, and onion are all pulled together for a tasty, crunchy wrap you will love.
10. Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce
Your family will love these easy to make chicken enchiladas with a zesty sauce and plenty of cheese. Top this casserole with avocado, cilantro, and green onions, and enjoy. This easy casserole is sure to be a hit with the family!
11. Spicy Chicken Lime Soup
This soup is perfect for a cold winter’s day and it’s a great way to use up leftover rotisserie chicken. This soup has a lot of wonderful flavors from the spices and the lime juice gives it a bright citrus flavor that pairs with it perfectly!
12. Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Poblano peppers are perfect for stuffing and they cook more quickly than bell peppers do. Shredded chicken, cheese, tomatoes, black beans, and spices make a perfect filling for these tasty peppers.
13. Salpicon de Pollo
Salpicon de Pollo is a hearty salad with delicious shredded chicken and lots of flavor. Chicken, lettuce, olives, tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, and jalapenos are all combined and dressed with some lime or lemon juice to really bring out the flavor. You’ll love this amazing salad.