Crispy Chicken Leftovers & Shells Casserole Recipe
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Crispy Leftover Chicken and Shells Casserole Recipe

If you have ever wondered what to do with leftover chicken, this easy and fast kid-friendly recipe is a Godsend!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Comfort food
Keyword: Leftover Chicken Recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 449kcal
Author: Dan from Platter Talk


  • 16 oz. fried chicken coarsely cubed
  • 16 oz. pasta shells
  • 8 oz. shredded cheese
  • 1 can cream of chicken or mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F°
  • Grease a 9 x 13 casserole pan.
  • Prepare pasta as directed, drain.
  • In large mixing bowl, cube leftover chicken. Add grated cheese, soup, milk, breadcrumbs and pasta.
  • Stir mixture thoroughly then evenly distribute in prepared casserole dish.
  • Bake for about 35 minutes, or until golden brown on top.



Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 1.5mg