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Chicken, Vegetable & Rice Patties Recipe

These patties are a hit with the kids. They are a great way to use up leftover chicken (or any meat/poultry) and are packed with protein and nutrients. Serve with a big salad for a full meal.

This recipe was part of a “cook once, eat twice” spread in the magazine that offered ways to repurpose your leftovers from one recipe to another. To see where the leftovers used in this recipe came from, check out this Easy Roasted Chicken & Vegetables recipe.

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Chicken, Vegetable & Rice Patties Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 Patties
Calories: 303kcal
Author: Kim Maes


  • 3 cups jasmine rice cooked
  • 2 cups leftover roasted chicken roughly chopped
  • 1-2 cups leftover vegetables roughly chopped
  • 3 spring onions finely sliced
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese divided
  • 3 eggs lightly beaten


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly grease the cups of a 12-cup muffin pan.
  • In a large bowl, add cooked rice, chicken, vegetables, onions, half of the cheese, and eggs. Mix well.
  • Spoon mixture into each muffin cup to ¾ full. Top each with remaining half of cheese.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes until the tops begin to turn golden brown and cheese is melted. Remove from oven and let sit in the pan for a few minutes. Loosen the edges with a knife and remove; place on a plate to cool slightly.


Nutrition Facts
Chicken, Vegetable & Rice Patties Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 159mg7%
Potassium 172mg5%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 1005IU20%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Chicken Dinner Easy Gluten-Free Gluten-Free Recipes Kim Maes Leftovers Magazine Mozzarella Cheese Muffins Rice Vegetables
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