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Leftover Smoked Chicken

scruffy1scruffy1 Posts: 5
My sister is off on a business trip so we invited brother-in-law and their kids over for dinner. Two lovely smoked chickens on the table followed by his pronouncement "Smoked meat is not healthy, none for us thank you". OK, we are left with a bunch of smoked chicken, great for a sandwich great for an addition to salads, and...? Any ideas? My first idea is not to invite that lot over again!


  • jdkeithbgejdkeithbge Posts: 297
    Every few weeks I smoke a couple chickens to turn into various dishes.  Chicken spaghetti (poor folks' tetrazzini), chicken enchiladas, and chicken salad are all good uses for smoked chicken.  You could probably also shred it up with some BBQ sauce like pulled chicken for sandwiches.
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  • StillH2OEggerStillH2OEgger Posts: 2,016
    Lots of possibilities, but my vote is enchiladas. And good luck with whatever time you're forced to spend with those Debbie Downers.
    Stillwater, MN
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 13,167
    Enchiladas. Substitute chicken for the brisket I used last night. 
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 13,167
    edited April 30
    Snacking on chicken straight out of the fridge is always a solid option. 

    Welcome to the forum by the way. 
  • xfire_ATXxfire_ATX Posts: 574
    When I smoke chicken I do two, having these around replaced the Rotisserie chicken from Stores.

    We usually eat one and I quarter the other and Freeze.  I usually debone it and use it for Enchiladas or Tacos.

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  • jabamjabam Posts: 1,762
    Chicken tacos and chicken salad!
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  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 738
    I like to put it on toast and pour Welsh Rarebit over it.  Maybe add bacon too!!

    Welcome to the forum.
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  • I'll bet they stopped for fast food on the way home...
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  • HubHub Posts: 705
    Chicken salad, chicken nachos, mix it with pulled pork and make a great Brunswick stew!
    Beautiful and lovely Villa Rica, Georgia
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 8,294
    edited May 1
    Southwestern chicken egg rolls 

    Stuffed peppers 

    chicken and spinach quiche 


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  • alaskanassasinalaskanassasin Posts: 696
    may want to brown bag it when you go over to their house for dinner!
    South of Columbus, Ohio.
  • Hans61Hans61 Posts: 3,511
    Chop some chicken salad sandwich’s 
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  • vb4677vb4677 Posts: 525
    Love smoked chicken in the wife's chicken ala king and pot pies - adds a great savory flavor with more depth than regular ol' yardbird.

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  • PoppasGrillPoppasGrill Posts: 243
    Chicken quesadillas, chop it up for buffalo chicken dip, or , my fav, pulled chicken and cheese samich on soft bread with mustard.
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