These easy canned chicken recipes make for quick and easy dinners! From buffalo chicken dip to chicken pot pie and chicken taquitos, we’ve got a little of everything.
Canned chicken is so convenient to cook with, but it’s also a healthy, real food item you can feel good about serving. Keep some in the pantry at all times, and you will always have some options to make a quick home cooked weeknight dinner recipe.
And of course you can also use leftover chicken. Just pull it or dice it, and it will work in any recipe that tells you to use canned chicken.
This list has a lot of one-pot meals and soups that make a complete dinner. You can always add a side, but it’s not necessary.
This crowd-pleasing appetizer only takes about five minutes to make in the Instant Pot. It's a cheesy Buffalo Chicken dip featuring canned or shredded chicken, spicy buffalo sauce, cream cheese, butter, and ranch.
It's great for game day entertaining or you can even make it the basis of a meal.
This is an easy and affordable one pot meal that's comforting and delicious. It's a creamy crockpot pasta full of delicious Mediterranean flavor, tender chicken, and healthy veggies that the whole family will love.
This is a great recipe to add to your list of dinners you can make quickly. It's a chicken vegetable lasagna wtih a homemade cheese sauce. It's easy to make and has less fat and calories than a beef lasagna.
This soup is a wonderful, hearty, meatless soup that's made with chickpeas, red lentils and spices. You top it with Halloumi croutons - unless you're vegan. You can leave those out of make croutons without cheese.
Here's a casserole you can actually make over a campfire - or over a wood stove when the power is out. It's got canned chicken with the liquid from the can, zucchini squash, canned mushrooms and cream of mushroom soup. Plus box stuffing.
Make this BBQ chicken crust pizza with shredded or canned chicken, parmesan cheese, eggs, and garlic powder. It’s got plenty of protein and will give you the feel of traditional thin crust pizza without all the carbs!