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Warm Chicken Fiesta Dip

Warm Chicken Fiesta Dip

Warm Chicken Fiesta Dip

This crowd-pleasing dip is always a success, whether I follow the recipe as is or if I substitute shredded pork and stir in chopped fresh mushrooms.—Shannon Arthur, Lucasville, Ohio

Chicken Chorizo Lasagna

Chicken Chorizo Lasagna

Chicken Chorizo Lasagna

The combination of roasted chicken and chorizo is so good, you have to serve this lasagna at your next Mexican-themed meal. The avocado lime cream adds a bit of coolness to offset the recipe's heat.

Chicken Gnocchi Pesto Soup

Chicken Gnocchi Pesto Soup

Chicken Gnocchi Pesto Soup

After tasting a similar soup at a restaurant, I created this quick and tasty version. —Deanna Smith, Des Moines, Iowa
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Garlic Clove Chicken

Garlic Clove Chicken

Garlic Clove Chicken

“My Greek neighbors made Garlic Clove Chicken frequently, and I couldn’t get enough of it,” writes Denise Hollebeke of Penhold, Alberta. “If you like garlic, you’ll love this chicken.”

Tangy Chicken Legs

Tangy Chicken Legs

Tangy Chicken Legs

This sweet and tangy sauce shared by Joey McGuire of Lynn, Indiana is easily assembled with basic pantry ingredients. Brushed on chicken leg quarters, it's bargain-priced at just 39 cents a serving. Try it over beef or pork, too.

Chicken Pesto with Pasta

Chicken Pesto with Pasta

Chicken Pesto with Pasta

Prepared pesto accents this warm pasta toss using rotisserie chicken. Keep pesto in the freezer for the next time you have leftover chicken. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Thai Chicken Tacos

Thai Chicken Tacos

Thai Chicken Tacos

Inspired by a Vietnamese banh mi sandwich, this recipe is an awesome way to use leftover chicken. If you have a little extra time, let the carrot and cucumber marinate in some rice vinegar before taco time. —Melissa Halonen, Spokane, Washington

Szechuan Chicken Noodle Toss

Szechuan Chicken Noodle Toss

Szechuan Chicken Noodle Toss

"My family loves Chinese food," says Carol Roane, Sarasota, Florida, "so I came up with this quick-and-easy recipe to use up leftover chicken, pork or beef."

Apricot-Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Apricot-Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Apricot-Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I ordered an entrée similar to this at the local museum café and liked it so much I decided to make something similar. At the museum it was served as a filling for a sandwich made with lettuce, tomato and thinly sliced red onion. I tend to serve it as a salad during the summer. It’s really good on a hot day.

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna

My family was growing tired of traditional red sauce lasagna, so I created this fun twist using a creamy homemade Alfredo sauce. Store-bought rotisserie chicken keeps prep simple and fast. —Caitlin MacNeilly, Uncasville, Connecticut

Orange-Mustard Grilled Chicken

Orange-Mustard Grilled Chicken

Orange-Mustard Grilled Chicken

Writes Paula Marchesi of Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania, "We love grilling out...and this is one of our favorite recipes. The ginger, orange and mustard flavors make a tantalizing sauce for moist chicken."
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