Leftover Fried Chicken, Green Beans and Mashed Potatoes Makeover

Meg Terhar Hill


My Husband brought home a special from work which was Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes and green beans that had bacon as an ingredient. We ate half of it and the next night I wanted to use the rest of it but didn't want to heat in an oven so I created a casserole and some potato pancakes. It was the best and we ate leftovers of that the next night....awesome flavor and tasty


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  • 2 or more
    breasts or other parts of left over fried chicken, pull from bone and shred with or without skin and breading
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/3 c
    flour and salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    chipotle seasoning
  • 1-2 c
    smashed potatoes
  • 1 sm
    onion, carmelized in butter
  • 1-2 c
    leftover green beans cooked with bacon
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    melted butter, to drizzle on top of the casserole
  • 1

How to Make Leftover Fried Chicken, Green Beans and Mashed Potatoes Makeover


  1. Take your fried chicken and strip it of all the meat and some of the skin and place it in a bowl.
  2. In a sauce pan warm up the chicken stock and sour cream add in your seasonings, then add flour and some of the cheese to thicken
  3. Now take the green beans and spread on the bottom of the small casserole dish, then place the shredded chicken on top of that and when the sour cream mixture is thickened pour over the top, shred the cheese on top of that and sprinkle the Panko on top and drizzle the butter on top of that.
  4. place in a 350 deg oven and start on the potatoe pancakes
  5. Place your Potatoes in a bowl and add an egg and mix in, then add the flour...in a small pan saute your onion until caramelized and add to the potatoes, stir and when casserole is about ready to take out of the oven start the potato pancakes
  6. For the potato pancakes you need butter in the pan, I don't care how much but it should be enough to almost deep fry in...by tablespoonfuls drop into the fry pan, 4 should fit in the pan...brown nicely and place on paper towels

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