How to Make a Chicken Go a Long Way

I am trying to make what I cook go a long way. This roasting chicken, made 3-4 meals! And I bought it on sale for around $5.00.
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Ingredients:

Leftover chicken and gravy over egg noodles

Steps:

  1. Cook the roast chicken until the internal temperature is 160 F. Let it cool. Then cut it up.
  2. Simmer the giblets of the chicken in a pot with a small chopped onion, chopped celery, salt and pepper, and a little sage. Simmer all day!
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Chicken Pot Pie

  1. Start by making a thick and creamy gravy. Using 2 cups of chicken broth mixed with flour, parsley, chives, pepper, salt, garlic, onion powder, a bit of sage, Mix well in a large bowl. Pour into a saucepan. Heat on medium, stirring well. If too thick, thin it with chicken broth.
  2. Add a bag of frozen mixed vegetables. Then add 2 cups of cubed chicken, simmer and stir.
  3. Pour into a deep dish glass pie dish.
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  5. Roll out a pie crust. Top the pie. Pinch the edges. Beat 1 egg, brush over the top of the the crust. Bake at 375 F for 30 minutes until golden brown.

Roast chicken dinner

  1. Make a batch of mashed potatoes and a vegetable.
  2. Make the roast gravy.
  3. Use the cut up pieces of chicken. Have some cranberry sauce.

Chicken Salad

  1. Cubed or shredded chicken.
  2. Mince 1/2 cup celery.
  3. Chill and serve on bread, roll, or pita pockets with some lettuce.
  4. Leftovers - cut up remaining chicken and use gravy and serve over egg noodles.
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