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Chicken Patties (Easy Chicken Cakes) VIDEO

Everyone loves these Chicken Patties, even the pickiest eaters! They are crisp on the outside with a juicy, cheesy center and it’s a genius way to use leftover Rotisserie Chicken.

Chicken patties on a platter with lemon wedges

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Chicken Patties Video Tutorial:

We love making these anytime we have leftover chicken and no one would ever guess you used leftovers. The chicken becomes super tender and tasty when combined with the batter and the panko crust seals in the moist center.

Years ago, we shared our favorite Cheesy Chicken Fritters recipe and it was an instant hit. So many of you let me know that it works just as well with cooked chicken so we tested it and loved it, then this Chicken Patties recipe was born. So, thank you for making this recipe happen!

Chicken patty broken in half to show tender juicy center

Ingredients for Chicken Cakes:

Chicken cakes are super easy to make. All you need is a rotisserie chicken or cooked chicken meat, a simple batter, mozzarella cheese, and Panko bread crumbs (or use whatever bread crumbs you have on hand). The lemon zest and dill seem insignificant, but they completely transform these chicken patties.

Ingredients for chicken patties with rotisserie chicken, cheese, egg, dill, bread crumbs and lemon

Can I Substitute the Chicken?

  • Canned Chicken – make sure to drain well and use (3) 12.5-oz cans of chicken.
  • Raw Chicken – If you want to use raw diced chicken or even ground chicken, check out our chicken fritters recipe.

The Easiest Way to Shred Chicken:

There are three basic ways to shred the chicken: by hand, with 2 forks and our favorite is to use a stand mixer.

To shred chicken with a stand mixer: This method works best if your chicken is still warm. Break chicken breasts in half and mix on low speed with the paddle attachment until chicken is shredded. Be careful not overmix since it takes seconds to shred. Try this method for Pulled Pork or Crockpot Pulled Chicken.

How to shred chicken with forks or in stand mixer

Can I Make Chicken Patties Ahead?

You can make these ahead up to any point in the process, even to bread them then refrigerate for a couple of days until ready to saute.

The USDA recommends refrigerating cooked chicken or leftovers up to 4 days so it depends on how long your leftover chicken has been in the refrigerator. I cook half of the batch on the first day and sautee a fresh batch a couple of days later.

Step by step how to make chicken cakes using leftover chicken

How to Reheat Chicken Patties:

The air fryer is our favorite method since it makes the crust crisp again. The microwave is our least favorite method because the crust softens but the patties will taste great even microwaved. This is one of the few chicken recipes that we still enjoy reheated in the microwave.

  • Air Fryer – you can re-crisp chicken patties in the air fryer at 350˚F for 4 minutes, flipping halfway
  • Skillet – place on a dry non-stick skillet over medium heat and sautee until crisp and just warmed through
  • Microwave – microwave 30 seconds at a time, or just until the center is warmed through.

Up close crispy chicken cake garnished with dill

How to Serve Chicken Patties:

Just like our salmon cakes, shrimp cakes, and classic crab cakes, we love serving these as appetizers or a light lunch. Here are some creative ways to serve a chicken patty:

  1. Chicken sliders – make a chicken sandwich or sliders on Hawaiian sweet rolls
  2. With a sauce – like the lemon aioli dip that we used for Crisp Zucchini Bites. You could use Avocado Ranch or plain ranch.
  3. Main Course – serve chicken patties as the main protein with mashed potatoes and a fresh salad.

Chicken patties served on a platter garnished with dill

More Leftover Chicken Recipes:

We love to repurpose leftovers and make easy meals out of them. We especially love recipes that make the chicken taste even better like these Chicken Patties. Here are more creative ways to use leftover chicken:

Chicken Patties (Easy Chicken Cakes) Recipe

4.97 from 141 votes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Chilling Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
chicken Patties with cheesy tender chicken center
Everyone loves these Chicken Patties, even the pickiest eaters! They are crisp on the outside with a juicy, cheesy center and it's a genius way to use leftover Rotisserie Chicken.
Author: Natasha Kravchuk
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $10-$12
Keyword: chicken cakes, chicken patties
Cuisine: American
Course: Main Course
Calories: 185
Servings: 14 patties

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded chicken, from 2 large chicken breasts, (16 oz by weight)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped (or 1 Tbsp parsley)
  • 3/4 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp lemon zest, plus lemon wedges to serve
  • 1 1/3 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil to saute, divided
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together: 2 eggs, 1/3 cup mayo, 1/3 cup flour, 3 Tbsp dill, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/8 tsp black pepper and 1 tsp lemon zest.
  2. Add in shredded chicken and 1 1/3 cups shredded mozzarella then stir until chicken is well coated in batter.
  3. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the mixture at least 30 minutes (this will help with forming patties). Use a trigger release ice cream scoop to divide into 12-15 cakes then form into 1/2-inch thick patties. Dip both sides in Panko crumbs.

  4. Place a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp olive oil and half of the chicken patties. Sauté for 3-4 minutes per side until golden brown, adding more oil as needed. Repeat with remaining patties.

  5. As soon as patties are off the heat, sprinkle with salt and squeeze fresh lemon juice over the patties. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Patties (Easy Chicken Cakes) Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 296mg13%
Potassium 121mg3%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 109IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Carol C
    January 24, 2023

    I was looking through your recipes for one that used leftover chicken and came across this one. Made it tonight – it was delish!!! I have enough left for tomorrow as well. We can’t wait! On a side note, for a veg I took some frozen corn and threw it in the pan after I took the patties out. Added a tad bit of water and the corn absorbed all the wonderful flavors left in the pan. Easy clean up too! Keep your recipes coming. This is my go to site when I want something new.

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 24, 2023

      Hi Carol! That’s wonderful. I’m so glad you found my website.

      Reply

  • Dawn
    January 19, 2023

    These were delicious! Can you recommend a dipping sauce to go with it?

    Reply

  • TdeH
    January 15, 2023

    Such amazing flavour. These remind me of the patties my Baba used to make for us 🙂 My kids (a picky eater included) gobbled them up! Thank you, Natasha 😀

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 16, 2023

      That’s a win! I’m so glad the kids loved them. Thank you for sharing.

      Reply

  • sandra pulaski
    January 5, 2023

    I have made this recipe numerous times. A real winner, winner chicken dinner! We are having them tonight!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      January 5, 2023

      That’s wonderful, Sandra! I’m glad you love this recipe.

      Reply

  • Sharon
    December 22, 2022

    Natasha,
    I am looking forward to making these delicious chicken patties!
    I love your cooking videos! You are so funny! Love it!

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 22, 2022

      Thank you, Sharon! So glad you love my recipes.

      Reply

  • Nelda
    December 15, 2022

    Made this and it turned out great!! Used rotisserie chicken
    and cheddar cheese but it still
    was delicious!! Thanks for the
    recipe. Love it!!

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      December 15, 2022

      That’s great! Thank you for sharing, so glad you loved it.

      Reply

  • Rich
    November 25, 2022

    Could these be air fried? Just added a two basket air fryer to my kitchen inventory of appliances.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 26, 2022

      Hi Rich, it should work fine in the air fryer or the oven as well. We always make them on the skillet, so I don’t have exact baking times. If you experiment, please let me know how it goes. I recommend also checking out the comments section below the recipe if others have shared their experience using an air fryer.

      Reply

  • Mary
    November 4, 2022

    I am about to make these but I can’t find when to add the pinko bread crumbs

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      November 4, 2022

      Hi Mary, see step 3 in my instructions above. 🙂

      Reply

  • Ina Scott
    October 9, 2022

    Natasha, fixed these for the first time. They were delicious! My family was a little confused at first, as they looked so much like the salmon cakes that I make. Maybe that would be a good April Fool’s meal.😉 Only suggestion that was made, what herb would be good to add a little sweetness to this recipe? Rosemary, perhaps?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 9, 2022

      Hello Ina, thank you for your comments and suggestion. Feel free to try adding that next time and let us know how it goes!

      Reply

  • Diane
    October 2, 2022

    Thank you for sharing. Delicious!! Easy and I made mine gluten free. 😋

    Reply

  • Helen
    September 14, 2022

    These were delicious and my 2 year old also loved them! I didn’t have panko break crumbs so I crushed up Ritz crackers and they were great!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 14, 2022

      That’s wonderful, Helen. Very creative. So glad they were enjoyed. 🙂

      Reply

  • Ana
    September 7, 2022

    Planning on trying these tonight. Can I use the air fryer instead? What temperature/how long would you recommend?

    Thank you!
    Ana

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      September 7, 2022

      Hi Ana! I have not made these in an air fryer from start to finish to provide instructions. They reheat great in the air fryer. Let us know how they turn out if you experiment.

      Reply

  • Debbie
    August 25, 2022

    I have made these twice for my family and it is definitely one of their favorite meals. I love the fact that it is a great way to use up leftovers from a rotisserie chicken! So budget friendly. Thanks!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      August 25, 2022

      Hi Debbie! Thank you for the great feedback and review. We love this recipe, I’m glad you do too. 🙂

      Reply

  • Fran
    August 5, 2022

    I made these last night and they are good. Next time I think I will use some scallions and a little more cheese.

    I topped with some grape tomatoes, sliced fresh onion pieces with some olive oil and fresh lemon squeeze.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 5, 2022

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Fran! I’m so happy you enjoyed that!

      Reply

  • Mindel
    June 21, 2022

    I was wondering if it would still be nice to make this without the cheese. Or could i substitute the cheese for something non dairy?
    Thanks

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      June 21, 2022

      Hi Mindel! I have not tested this and I reviewed the comments and I don’t see that any of my other readers tested a dairy-free version. You’d have to experiment with it.

      Reply

  • Dorothy
    June 17, 2022

    Absolutely delicious! Husband said the recipe was a definite keeper. Thanks!

    Reply

    • NatashasKitchen.com
      June 17, 2022

      That’s wonderful! So glad to hear that, Dorothy.

      Reply

  • Rebecca Hasse
    June 7, 2022

    These were a hit at my house today! My 3-year-old liked them, and hubby went back for seconds. I didn’t have mozzarella on hand, so I used cheddar, and I used a leftover chicken that I had cooked in the slow cooker. I paired this with that garlic aioli from your blog, and it was divine!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 7, 2022

      Hello Rebecca, happy to hear that your family really loved these patties! Love it, thanks so much for sharing that with us.

      Reply

  • Rosa
    May 23, 2022

    Natasha I love your recipe because they have every day greens and spices .I have a husband who is a diabetic.can you come up with some for him he is over weight and I am underweight he is close to 300 lbs .I am 68 years and weight 107lbs He is 69 and weighs 298 lbs

    Reply

  • Caitlin
    May 11, 2022

    This recipe is a go to every time! I’ve used leftover chicken & canned chicken with great results. The fresh lemon does take it up a notch but I’ve subbed lemon pepper seasoning and it’s still good. Dried dill is a fine sub as I usually never have fresh on hand. I do add finely diced sautéed peppers and onions (to get some veggies in without my husband and toddler complaining 🙃) and it’s really good.

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 11, 2022

      Thank you for sharing that with us, that is so useful! We appreciate it and we’re glad that you enjoyed the result!

      Reply

  • Nancy Sacco
    April 22, 2022

    I was searching for something to do with day old rotisserie chicken. So glad I found your recipe. I just made it and can’t thank you enough! It was the star of my dinner…Excellent!
    KEEPER!!!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      April 22, 2022

      That’s wonderful! Thank you for sharing, Nancy.

      Reply

  • Deborah
    April 4, 2022

    How do I make the sauce for the shrimp fajitas and chicken patties? Thank you.
    Going to make this week.

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    • Natasha
      April 4, 2022

      Hi Deborah, the sauce for shrimp fajitas is in the shrimp fajitas recipe post. I’m not sure what sauce you are referring to for these chicken patties but check the “how to serve” section in the post for ideas.

      Reply

  • Tom
    March 24, 2022

    OMG! These are incredible! Fresh lemony taste. The Deli Roasted Chicken made this so easy. Thank you again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 24, 2022

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Tom!

      Reply

  • Donna
    March 22, 2022

    Hi.. I came across your recipe. I just made these. My 8 yr old granddaughter loves them (great because she wanted take out chicken burger).
    I put the chicken through a food processor, then I used PC Gluten free flour and gluten free panko crumbs . They turned out great. GD had 2 and does not want take out anymore.. do that is a bonus
    Thank you for this recipe.

    Donna..
    Moncton NB Canada

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 22, 2022

      Yum! Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Donna! I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

      Reply

  • Natalie Gfroerer
    March 21, 2022

    These are fantastic! All of my kids liked them!! Great way to use left over rotisserie chicken.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 21, 2022

      That is the best when kids love what we moms make. That’s so great!

      Reply

  • Jennifer
    March 21, 2022

    Natasha, this is fantastic. I followed the recipe to a T and everyone absolutely loved it! You are one fantastic cook!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 21, 2022

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Jennifer!

      Reply

  • Heather
    March 20, 2022

    Can I bake these instead of frying them? How if yes? Thanks. Heather

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 20, 2022

      Hi Heather, it should work fine in the air fryer or the oven as well. We always make them on the skillet, so I don’t have exact baking times. If you experiment, please let me know how it goes. Also, when baking, I would suggest spraying lightly with cooking spray to get a golden crust.

      Reply

  • SueR
    March 20, 2022

    Hi Natasha. These look great. I was wondering if you can you use ground chicken for this recipe?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 20, 2022

      Hi Sue, ground chicken should work too.

      Reply

  • Darlene
    March 20, 2022

    PLEASE NOTIFY ME WHEN YOUR COOK BOOK COMES OUT… LOVE YOUR RECIPES…
    THANK YOU

    Reply

  • Jan Drinkwater
    March 6, 2022

    Hi Natasha- I made the chicken fritters tonight and they are delicious and the aioli is yum! Next up is the chicken Pattie’s! Thank you- loved the ad libs on this video too!

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 7, 2022

      Sounds awesome! I hope you’ll love all the recipes that you will try.

      Reply

  • Elaine Blanchard
    February 28, 2022

    Hi Natasha. First let me say I pray for your home country. I hope Peace comes soon and no more lives are taken.

    My food question. I’m about to try to make the chicken Pattie’s and wondering if they/would freeze well.

    Thank you.
    Elaine from Fall River, Nova Scotia, Canada

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 28, 2022

      Thank you so much, Elaine! I haven’t tested this by freezing it to advise. If you do an experiment I would love to know how you like that.

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      • M Hope
        December 8, 2022

        I made these and loved them. Had 4 patties left which I froze in a ziploc bag. Took out 2 at a time, cooked in microwave on high for 2 minutes, then transferred to toaster oven and toasted to crisp them back up for 5-10 minutes. Delicious. They were still excellent when reheated from frozen. Thank you for the recipe.

        Reply

        • NatashasKitchen.com
          December 8, 2022

          I’m so glad to hear that. Thank you for sharing.

          Reply

  • Carm
    February 22, 2022

    I’ve made these using shrimp one time and tuna another time and they are equally as delicious. But then all your recipes ROCK!!!

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    • NatashasKitchen.com
      February 23, 2022

      Thank you! So happy that you enjoy my recipes.

      Reply

  • Rob
    February 21, 2022

    I didn’t get a photo, but I loved the dill and lemon, and was a great recipe to elevate canned chicken I’ve been needing to use up. Saving this one!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 21, 2022

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Rob!

      Reply

  • Kathy
    February 19, 2022

    Hi Natasha,
    Just copied your Chicken patties recipe, and going to make them tomorrow. But I have to make a comment on your way of presenting it. You make me laugh in everyone. I love watching you.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 19, 2022

      Aww, Thank you for that wonderful compliment, Kathy!

      Reply

  • Cynthia
    February 16, 2022

    These chicken Pattie’s are wonderful! And very adaptable to change them up in different ways!
    The first time I made them I followed the recipe exactly. They were delish! I have made them without the dill and added other seasonings and they were also delish! And Btw.. I cooked them then froze the leftovers (they make a lot for just 2 people) they reheat perfectly in a 350 degree oven for about 30 mins directly from the freezer!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 16, 2022

      Hello Cynthia, thanks for sharing that with us. The recipe is so versatile and good to know that you’ve been trying different varieties and always enjoy it!

      Reply

  • Susan
    February 15, 2022

    Just made these for dinner last night! Fantastic.
    I substituted low-fat plain Greek yogurt for the mayonnaise to lower the fat, but it lacked some of the zing so I added lemon juice to enhance it.
    Also added some green onions as the lemon butter sauce I paired with it had some in it and I cut too many. Very good pairing!
    I didn’t have any chicken breast lying around, so I used canned chicken breast, which worked perfectly.
    New family favorite, go-to meal!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 16, 2022

      Hello Susan, good to know that the substitutions that you made turned out great! Thanks a lot for sharing that with us.

      Reply

  • Liz Strickland
    February 14, 2022

    These were so delicious. I was pleasantly surprised. Great use of leftover chicken.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 14, 2022

      Hi Liz, good to hear that you enjoyed this recipe. Yes, this is indeed a great way to use leftover chicken.

      Reply

  • Marlene
    February 8, 2022

    I just made these but had to make it gluten-free. I used one-to-one flour and gluten-free bread crumbs. Unfortunately the patties didn’t hold together as well as I would’ve liked. I don’t know if the lack of gluten played a part in it, but I will definitely try it again. Maybe dipping the patty in egg yolk before the bread crumbs would help? Anyway, next time I will also add some onion powder to the mix because I think that flavor would work nicely.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 8, 2022

      Hi Marlene, thank you for sharing your experience trying a gluten-free version of this recipe. I’m sorry it didn’t turn out perfect but I think it’s worth experimenting with until you get the perfect version of it. If you do get it, please share with us some tips!

      Reply

  • Fireman Steve
    February 7, 2022

    How would you suggest reheating leftover patties the next day?

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 7, 2022

      The air fryer is our favorite method, please check this part in the recipe “How to Reheat Chicken Patties”

      Reply

  • Kathy
    February 5, 2022

    These are FABULOUS….I just made them and even though I didn’t have lemon zest I did add some lemon juice. I was looking for an appetizer for a dinner party, so I’ll make these small and they will be a hit with my family. I made a spicy sauce to dip them in and they were delicious!!! Thank you for sharing.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 5, 2022

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Kathy! I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

      Reply

  • Yin
    February 3, 2022

    Great recipe, and so easy! I added some leftover mashed potatoes as well and the patties turn out fabulous. Two thumbs up!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 4, 2022

      Hi Yin, thank you for your good comments and feedback. Great to know that you enjoyed this recipe!

      Reply

  • Joyce Thurlow
    January 31, 2022

    What can I put on your chicken patties, my family likes some kind of sauce, but I’m not sure what to use other then a gravy.

    Reply

  • Kellie
    January 23, 2022

    We love making these in our house. They are so yummy with just a squeeze of lemon. We do brunch on Sunday’s and decided to use them in a Benedict today. They were extra delicious with the hollandaise.

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 23, 2022

      That sounds delicious and perfect! Thanks for sharing, I’m happy that you enjoyed this recipe!

      Reply

  • Diane
    January 8, 2022

    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe it looks delicious l can’t wait to make them. I was wondering if I could substitute almond flour instead of all purpose flour ?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 8, 2022

      Hi Diane, while I haven’t tested this, one of our readers mentioned almond flour works.

      Reply

  • Jayne Olivieri
    December 27, 2021

    Thank you for the recipe. Not to be one of those people that makes a dozen changes to a recipe so that it ends up being a completely different dish we did make a change. Since we were using a left over smoked/barbecued chicken we decided to use pepper jack instead of mozzarella and omitted the dill. They turned out really well.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 27, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me!

      Reply

  • Renee
    December 15, 2021

    Yes 👍😍 Excellent recipe. Easy to prepare. Delicious. Enjoyed by 2yo to grandparents.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 16, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Glenna M Smith
    November 5, 2021

    These look wonderful. I have a husband who hates cheese, any cheese. What would you suggest I do implace of the cheese.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 5, 2021

      Hi Glenna, I have not tried using something else to advise. The cheese helps hold everything together so I’m not sure how it would turn out without it.

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    • Marlene
      February 8, 2022

      I would add mashed potatoes instead, but you may have to make some adjustments, like adding another egg. Perhaps dip your patty in egg before coating with the bread crumbs.

      Reply

  • gail Patricia charman
    November 4, 2021

    Natasha, just made these chicken cakes. Can they be forzen? and can they be reheated in the conventional oven?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 4, 2021

      Hi Gail, to be honest, I haven’t tested this by freezing it to advise. If you do experiment I would love to know how you like that.

      Reply

  • Karen
    October 23, 2021

    I made these last night. Followed recipe except I shredded the rotisserie chicken in my food processor and subbed fresh parsley for cilantro (what I had in my garden). These were AMAZING!! Served w/your avocado corn salad and asparagus. Wow! Definitely will make again and again! Thx!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 23, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Karen!

      Reply

  • Sandra
    October 9, 2021

    These chicken patties were AMAZING! My littles weren’t big fans, but I think it was the dill. Next time I might play around with a different flavor for them, but I absolutely LOVED them! So quick and easy, as well. Natasha, I am a huge fan of all of your recipes. Thank you for all that you do!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      October 10, 2021

      It’s my pleasure, Sandra. You can try a different version next time for your kids. I hope they love it too!

      Reply

  • Sue
    September 29, 2021

    OMG! These are fabulous! I used 4 smallish boneless thighs which I cooked in the crockpot the night before. Chopped rather then shredded. So flavorful! Next time, more dill and lemon zest. There will be no more wasted leftover roasted chicken. These will make great sandwiches too.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 29, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Sue! Thank you for the wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Genya K
    September 19, 2021

    I made these a few months ago and froze some after breading. Just pulled some out and decided to experiment with air frying. I reheated them (from frozen) @ 400 degrees for 8-10 min. Turned out amazing. So glad I froze them for myself 🙂 Hope this helps someone!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 20, 2021

      Hi Genya, so glad you enjoyed the recipe! Thank you for your review.

      Reply

  • Nicole
    September 19, 2021

    Can these be made in the air fryer instead of a skillet?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 19, 2021

      Hello Nicole, it should work fine in the air fryer or the oven as well. We always make them on the skillet, so I don’t have exact baking times. If you experiment, please let me know how it goes. I recommend also checking out the comments section below the recipe if others have shared their experience using an air fryer.

      Reply

  • Sue
    September 12, 2021

    Hello!
    Do you think this recipe would work in my Kalorik air fryer? Your recipe/videos always look amazing. Thank you for sharing your talent.

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 12, 2021

      Hello Sue, it should work fine in the air fryer or the oven as well. We always make them on the skillet, so I don’t have exact baking times. If you experiment, please let me know how it goes. I recommend also checking out the comments section below the recipe if others have shared their experience using an air fryer.

      Reply

  • Roseann Meyers
    August 24, 2021

    I’ve made these twice. Love them! Can I freeze the leftovers and how would I reheat them.

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 24, 2021

      Great to hear that, Roseann. I haven’t tested this by freezing it to advise but others have tried it and it worked according to them. If you experiment, I would love to know how you like that.

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  • Ana
    August 5, 2021

    185cals include one chicken cake? Or how many?
    Thanks

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 5, 2021

      Hi Ana, that is per serving or per patty

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      • Ana
        August 6, 2021

        Thanks, but how many cakes is the serving? Or how many grams?
        Thanks

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          August 7, 2021

          Hi Ana, this recipe makes 14 cakes. I didn’t measure how much each weighs. Each patty is a serving.

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  • Sherry
    July 21, 2021

    I haven’t made this yet but I really enjoy your recipes. I was trying to find the link for the pot your using in this video and I was unsuccessful. Can you please send it to me. It’s about that time for me to replace my pots and pans

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  • Miki
    July 10, 2021

    Natasha these were delicious! I had two large breasts I had cooked and wanted something brilliant and new. These were that and more – crispy outside and tender inside.
    I love your tip to use the KitchenAid mixer to shred the chicken. Worked like a charm.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 10, 2021

      I’m so glad that was helpful, Miki! Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Patricia R
    June 28, 2021

    I love this recipe. I do have a question. I shred home-cooked chicken. The cakes don’t stay together when I cook them. Not sure if I need to shred the chicken smaller or add something to bind the mixture better. Thanks for you help.

    the cakes fall apart when I cook them. I will welcome any suggestions you have. Many thanks

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    • Natasha
      June 29, 2021

      Hi Patricia, there should be enough binder in the recipe if you are making it as written with the same proportions. Make sure to use a good non-stick skillet so the patties don’t stick to the pan which cold make them fall apart easier.

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  • Cassandra M'mboga
    June 2, 2021

    Hello Natasha, greetings and thank you for this recipe. I’m in Kenya and married to a Canadian so he loves his breaded stuff. It was perfect! Made it with a side of mashed potatoes which I mixed with butter and all the raw veg in the fridge…tomatoes, spring onions, baby carrots, parsley. The patties were such an excellent zing to the mash potatoe salad. Asante sana (thank you very much in Kiswahili)

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 2, 2021

      I’m so happy you both enjoyed that. Thank you so much for sharing that with me.

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  • Karen Datsko
    May 30, 2021

    Thanks for the tip on shredding the chicken with the stand mixer. It was super quick and easy.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 30, 2021

      You’re welcome! Glad that you enjoyed making this recipe, Karen.

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  • Reenie
    May 24, 2021

    Natasha, these were soooo good!!! I had to modify the cheese for a family member so I used almond cheese and a small amount of regular. I air fried for about 7 minutes just to make sure the cheese melted; then finished off in the skillet to brown them. Thank you so much for a wonderful recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 24, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Reenie!

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  • Penn
    May 20, 2021

    Hi Natasha! I am one of your biggest fans, no joke. I have made so many of your recipes and always try new ones because I am 100% sure that whatever I make of yours will be delicious!
    One quick question about this recipe, you say PANKO breadcrumbs. Iwhere I am there is no such thing, can I use just normal breadcrumbs?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 20, 2021

      Aww, thanks for sharing that with me Penn! Panko is a brand and type of breadcrumb. Regular breadcrumbs will work as well. One of our readers wrote “they were SO good! I didn’t have panko so I used plain Italian breadcrumbs.”

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  • Linda
    April 29, 2021

    Hi Natasha, We made your chicken Patties last night. I live in Nm so we added some green chili and also made you zucchini bites it was all so good. Thanks again for the great recipes

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 29, 2021

      You are very welcome, Linda. Glad you enjoyed the patties and I hope you’ll love all the recipes that you will try!

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  • Denise Clair
    April 22, 2021

    Hi. I would really love your garlic aioli recipe as I could not find it in the notes. Thank you

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  • Julie friedman
    April 22, 2021

    What was the recipe for the garlic aioli? I didn’t e see it in the notes?

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  • Dana
    April 16, 2021

    I’m pleased to report that these do freeze well! I made them a couple of weeks ago, left them untreated and froze them 2 to a pack. Took them out to defrost a couple days ago and tonight breaded then with Panko and pan sautéed them in a tbspn of oil, 4 min per side and they were fantastic! So happy I froze more of them!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 16, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review and feedback with us, Dana!

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    • Cynthia N
      June 27, 2021

      Dana, you made them up to the point where you dip them in the panko and saute them?

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  • Richard Ermolovich
    April 11, 2021

    Would you say that your chicken patties and chicken fritters taste just about the same?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 12, 2021

      Yes, it has a similar taste.

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  • Eliza
    April 6, 2021

    Where did you use “ bread crumbs “ ? It’s not mentioned in the preparation steps .

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 6, 2021

      Hi Eliza, we have it listed in step number 3 on the printable recipe card ” Dip both sides in Panko crumbs.” I hope this helps.

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  • Monica
    April 4, 2021

    Great recipe. I was looking for something I could whip up without having to go on another food run, so it was great to be able to use canned chicken. Big crowd pleaser with the kids.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 5, 2021

      That is the best when kids love what we moms make. That’s so great!

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  • Ana
    April 2, 2021

    I’m making these for lunch this week and can’t wait. Can I get away with not using all purpose flour? I’m keto therefore do not use APF. Thanks.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 2, 2021

      Hi Ana, I haven’t tested this but one of our readers mentioned almond flour works.

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  • marilyn
    March 25, 2021

    can you freeze them if you have too many??

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 25, 2021

      Hello Marilyn, I haven’t tested this by freezing it to advise. If you experiment, I would love to know how you like that.

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  • Mari G.
    March 24, 2021

    I loved the way mine came out! Yummy! I substituted all-purpose flour for wheat flour. Substituted mayonnaise for vegan mayo. Only had parsley on hand & dried dill, so I used the amount of parsley you suggested & a pinch of dried dill. I used my air fryer, had some test runs. Found that cooking at 375° for 6 minutes and then turning them over & cooking for another 6 minutes gets them nice golden brown look. Plus the gooeyness of the cheese was just right. 👍

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    • Natasha
      March 26, 2021

      I love that you were able to make these successfully in the air fryer for 375F and 6 minutes. That sounds great!

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  • Susan
    March 21, 2021

    I love, love, love your recipes using rotisserie chicken. This one I have just made for third time. I love your recipe short cuts with this stuff because it makes me look like I know what I am doing. Even the chicken spinach lasagna is in my freezer as we speak. Thanks.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 21, 2021

      Hi Susan, thanks for sharing that with us. I hope you love every recipe that you will try!

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  • Joni B
    March 15, 2021

    Question: any substitute you can recommend for the mayonnaise haters in our family?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 15, 2021

      Hi Joni, I have only made this using mayo, and searching through the comments I don’t see any substitution suggestion. I imagine yogurt may be an option but without testing it I can not advise.

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  • Carolyn
    March 14, 2021

    I couldn’t find the recipe for the dill and lemon sauce you talked about?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 14, 2021

      Hi Carolyn, are you looking for this Aioli Sauce?

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  • Daniel
    March 13, 2021

    I made these for my wife and mother and now the requests keep coming in from them! Thank you for this simple yet awesome recipe! We love them with our imitation Chic-fil-a sauce and occasionally on a hawaiian dinner role as a slider.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 13, 2021

      Thank you for sharing that wonderful feedback. I’m so happy you enjoyed that.

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    • Christina Tregoning
      May 4, 2021

      Daniel I’m so glad you mentioned the Chick sauce I was going through trying to find a sauce for them. They now sell that sauce in the grocery and its in my fridge. Thanks a lot!!!

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  • CHRISTINE cieplucha
    March 12, 2021

    Loved these Natasha!
    I used 500g chicken mince as that’s what I had & they turned out delicious & crispy 🥰

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 13, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us!

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  • Megan
    March 11, 2021

    Made these (with a twist) and they were a hit! We’re GF so I modified GF flour and bread crumbs. Added some extra seasoning and homemade mayo. So yummy!! Will be making again!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 11, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that, Megan! Thank you for sharing that wonderful review with me.

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  • Sandi
    March 9, 2021

    These look great but I’m wondering how they would turn out in the air fryer.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 9, 2021

      Hi Sandi, it should work fine in the air fryer or the oven as well. Hi Iris, it should work fine in the air fryer or the oven as well. We always make them on the skillet, so I don’t have exact baking times. If you experiment, please let me know how it goes.I recommend also checking out the comments section below the recipe if others have shared their experience using an air fryer.

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  • Dawn
    March 9, 2021

    Natasha….these are absolutely delicious, as many of your recipes .

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 9, 2021

      I’m so happy to hear that, Dawn! Thank you for that wonderful review!

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  • Liz
    March 8, 2021

    I made this recipe today. I loved it!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 9, 2021

      I’m happy to hear that! Thank you for your great feedback, Liz.

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  • Krista
    March 3, 2021

    These were really good! I added a teaspoon of garlic powder and I used a couple shakes of dried dill because I didn’t have fresh but they still turned out great!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 3, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Krista! Thank you for the wonderful review!

      Reply

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