This delicious chicken and cabbage dish is a great way to use leftover chicken!

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Our quick and easy recipe uses leftover chicken and braised red cabbage for an unforgettable combination you’ll love! Braised red cabbage recipes are easy to prepare, making this chicken and cabbage recipe a favorite. Once you’ve given it a try, let us know what you think in the comments below!


1 1/2 Cup Red cabbage, thinly sliced
2 Oz Water
1/2 Cup Tomatoes, thinly sliced
2 Oregano
1 Oz Apple cider vinegar
1 Dill pickle, minced
7 Oz Chicken, cooked
2 Tbsp Green onions, chopped


step #1

Before you begin, you will already want to have cooked cubed chicken. If you don't have any leftover chicken to use, you can cook it first and then set it aside while you prepare the rest of the dish.

step #2

Place your non-stick pan over medium heat. Add your red cabbage and let it cook.

step #3

Once your cabbage has cooked down a little, add your water, tomatoes, and your branches of oregano.

step #4

Season your red cabbage and vegetables while letting them cook.

step #5

Add your apple cider vinegar and turn your stove down to low heat. Let everything cook in the vinegar for approximately 15 minutes.

step #6

While your vegetables and red cabbage are cooking at low heat, prepare your pickles.

step #7

Add your minced pickles to the dish and continue cooking everything until the liquid has completely evaporated.

step #8

Remove your red cabbage mix from the heat, add your cold chicken, and garnish your dish with green onions.

step #9

Ready to serve!


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Did you know?

Full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, red cabbage helps with your gastrointestinal health, prevents constipation, and lowers your risk of diverticular disease! Its unique peppery flavor and rich color make red cabbage a delicious and beautiful addition to any chicken recipe.

If you love this chicken and red cabbage recipe and are looking for more ways to include cabbage in your diet, try these other dishes and let us know what you think: Mint Chicken With Red Leaf Salad Recipe, Natalie’s Spiced Turkey & Cabbage Recipe, and Tuna & Tomato Salad.

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