What to Do with Leftover Peruvian Chicken

Peruvian chicken, or pollo a la brasa, is a flavorful and versatile dish that can be enjoyed in many ways. Sardi’s Peruvian Chicken is known for their large portion sizes, and it’s not uncommon for someone not to be able to eat all of the tasty chicken they ordered. If you have leftover Peruvian chicken and want to have another great meal, there are many ways to use up the remaining chicken. Here are some ideas on how to use leftover pollo a la brasa:


  1. Chicken Salad: Shred the chicken and mix it with your favorite salad ingredients, such as lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and avocado. Add some dressing and you have a quick and easy lunch or dinner.
  2. Tacos or Burritos: Use the chicken as a filling for tacos or burritos. Add some beans, cheese, and salsa for a delicious and filling meal.
  3. Chicken and Rice: Cut the chicken into small pieces and mix it with cooked rice, vegetables, and seasoning. This makes a great one-pot meal that can be easily reheated for lunch or dinner.
  4. Peruvian Chicken Soup: Use the leftover chicken to make a flavorful soup. Add some vegetables, such as carrots, celery, and onions, along with some chicken broth. You can also add some quinoa or rice for extra texture.
  5. Chicken Quesadillas: Make a quick and easy quesadilla by layering leftover, shredded chicken and cheese between two tortillas. Heat in a pan until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy.
  6. Chicken Nachos: Top a plate of tortilla chips with shredded chicken, cheese, and your favorite toppings, such as diced tomatoes, jalapeños, and sour cream. Heat in the oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Peruvian Chicken Sandwich: Use the leftover chicken to make a delicious sandwich. Layer the chicken with some lettuce, tomato, and avocado. Add some mayo or mustard for extra flavor.
  8. Chicken Stir-Fry: Cut the chicken into small pieces and stir-fry with some vegetables, such as bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms. Serve over rice for a quick and easy meal.


Related: Top 5 Traditional Side Dishes to Serve with Peruvian Chicken


These are just a few ideas on how to use leftover Peruvian chicken. With a little creativity, you can come up with many other ways to use up the remaining chicken and create delicious and flavorful meals.


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