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Looking for recipe/serving suggestions for leftover adobo chicken breasts. I broiled up extra yesterday, now don't know how to serve it today.

asked by sunnyluz over 3 years ago
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- Shred it and serve in buns shredded-BBQ style.
- dice it up and make it into a composed salad of some sort
- slice it up and stir fry it with some peppers and onions
- slice it and serve it as a wrap (in a tortilla) with some veggies

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added over 3 years ago

Add to some sauteed onions and serve in soft corn tortillas for soft tacos. Top with a bit of cheese, bit of avocado, and a tomatillo sauce.

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added over 3 years ago

Incorporate into a Southwestern Caesar salad - add black beans and maybe some julienned jicama.

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I'd shred it up and make some arroz con pollo. Cook up some rice with a base of onions, green bell peppers, spices that jive with the adobo, and the chicken.

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added over 3 years ago

Enchiladas. Corn tortillas and store bought enchilada sauce will be fine. Finish with chopped green onions, cilantro (if you are not cilantrophobic) and maybe some Mexican style crema.

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We love making tacos with leftover meats. A tortilla soup would be good also. Chicken broth, corn, onions, tomatoes, really any veggies that you like. I wouldn't add the chicken till the end, though. Since it is already cooked, it could dry out. Instead of frying strips of tortillas, for the soup, I like to buy tortilla chip-strips. You can find really good ones that are not full of fat/oil. You could also make quesadillas. Let us know what you decide.

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added over 3 years ago

Thanks, everyone. I wanted to find something that used what I already had in the house, so I made Jamie Oliver's Minty Peas (from Dinner: A Love Story), and put that over pasta with the chicken. Yummy. I'll come back to these great suggestions, though.

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