Quick & Delicious Recipes You Can Make With a Rotisserie Chicken

Quick & Delicious Recipes You Can Make With a Rotisserie Chicken

If you've ever found yourself staring at a rotisserie chicken, wondering what quick and easy meal you could whip up with it, we've got you covered! Rotisserie chicken is a versatile ingredient that can save you time and effort in the kitchen while still delivering delicious meals. Whether you've got leftovers from last night's dinner or you're planning a quick weeknight meal, here are 25 creative and mouthwatering recipes to make the most out of your rotisserie chicken.

1. Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados

Transform your rotisserie chicken into a refreshing and satisfying meal by mixing shredded chicken with mayonnaise, diced celery, and chopped green onions. Spoon the chicken salad into halved avocados for a creamy and nutritious twist on the classic salad.

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2. Chicken and Spinach Quesadillas

Layer shredded rotisserie chicken with fresh spinach leaves and shredded cheese between two tortillas. Cook in a skillet until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy for a quick and tasty meal the whole family will love.

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3. Chicken and Rice Soup

Simmer shredded chicken with chicken broth, diced carrots, celery, and cooked rice for a comforting and hearty soup. Season with herbs like thyme and rosemary for extra flavor, and enjoy a cozy bowl on a chilly evening.

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4. BBQ Chicken Pizza

Spread barbecue sauce over a pre-made pizza crust, then top with shredded rotisserie chicken, sliced red onions, and shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly for a sweet and savoury pizza experience.

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5. Chicken Caesar Wraps

Fill large tortillas with shredded romaine lettuce, sliced rotisserie chicken, grated Parmesan cheese, and Caesar dressing. Roll up the wraps tightly and slice them in half for a quick and satisfying lunch option.

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6. Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Stir-fry sliced rotisserie chicken with broccoli florets, bell peppers, and your favorite stir-fry sauce until the vegetables are tender-crisp. Serve over cooked rice or noodles for a flavourful and nutritious meal in minutes.

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7. Buffalo Chicken Dip

Mix shredded rotisserie chicken with cream cheese, buffalo sauce, and shredded cheddar cheese in a baking dish. Bake until bubbly and serve with tortilla chips or celery sticks for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

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8. Chicken and Corn Chowder

Combine shredded rotisserie chicken with diced potatoes, corn kernels, and chicken broth in a pot. Add cream and simmer until the potatoes are tender and the soup is creamy and delicious.

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9. Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Toss cooked pasta with chopped romaine lettuce, sliced cherry tomatoes, diced cucumbers, shredded rotisserie chicken, and Caesar dressing for a refreshing and satisfying pasta salad.

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10. Chicken Tortilla Soup

Simmer shredded rotisserie chicken with chicken broth, diced tomatoes, black beans, corn, and Mexican spices for a zesty and flavourful soup. Top with crushed tortilla chips, avocado slices, and a dollop of sour cream for a Tex-Mex twist.

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11. Chicken Pesto Panini

Spread pesto on slices of bread, then layer with sliced rotisserie chicken, roasted red peppers, and mozzarella cheese. Grill in a panini press until the bread is golden and the cheese is melted for a delicious and melty sandwich.

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12. Chicken and Black Bean Tacos

Fill warmed tortillas with shredded rotisserie chicken, black beans, diced onions, shredded lettuce, and your favorite taco toppings for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

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13. Chicken and Mushroom Alfredo

Sauté sliced mushrooms in butter until golden, then add shredded rotisserie chicken and Alfredo sauce. Toss with cooked fettuccine pasta for a creamy and indulgent meal.

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14. Chicken Club Lettuce Wraps

Wrap slices of rotisserie chicken, crispy bacon, sliced tomatoes, and avocado slices in large lettuce leaves. Drizzle with ranch dressing for a low-carb and satisfying twist on the classic club sandwich.

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15. Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

Thread chunks of rotisserie chicken onto skewers with colorful bell peppers, onions, and cherry tomatoes. Grill until the chicken is heated through and the vegetables are charred for a flavorful and easy dinner option.

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16. Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Mix shredded rotisserie chicken with cooked broccoli florets and Alfredo sauce. Stuff cooked jumbo pasta shells with the mixture, then bake with additional sauce and mozzarella cheese until bubbly and golden.

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17. Chicken Pita Pockets

Fill halved pitas with shredded rotisserie chicken, diced cucumbers, sliced tomatoes, and tzatziki sauce for a quick and flavorful Greek-inspired meal.

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18. Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

Combine shredded rotisserie chicken with canned corn, diced bell peppers, and barbecue sauce in a baking dish. Top with prepared cornbread batter and bake until the cornbread is golden and cooked through.

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19. Chicken Caprese Salad

Arrange sliced rotisserie chicken, fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced tomatoes, and basil leaves on a platter. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and olive oil for a simple yet elegant salad.

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20. Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Mix shredded rotisserie chicken with cooked spinach and ricotta cheese. Stuff cooked jumbo pasta shells with the mixture, then bake with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese until hot and bubbly.

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21. Chicken Cobb Salad

Layer chopped romaine lettuce with sliced rotisserie chicken, diced avocado, hard-boiled eggs, crispy bacon, cherry tomatoes, and crumbled blue cheese. Drizzle with your favorite salad dressing for a hearty and satisfying salad.

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22. Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice

Stir-fry diced vegetables like carrots, peas, and bell peppers in a skillet until tender, then add cooked rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, and soy sauce. Cook until heated through for a quick and flavorful fried rice dish.

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23. Chicken Caprese Panini

Layer sliced rotisserie chicken, fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced tomatoes, and basil leaves between slices of bread. Grill in a panini press until the bread is crispy and the cheese is melted for a delicious Italian-inspired sandwich.

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24. Chicken and Bacon Ranch Pasta

Combine shredded rotisserie chicken with cooked pasta, crispy bacon, diced tomatoes, and ranch dressing. Toss until well coated and garnish with chopped green onions for a creamy and flavorful pasta dish.

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25. Chicken and Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner

Arrange chunks of rotisserie chicken on a baking sheet with assorted vegetables like potatoes, carrots, and Brussels sprouts. Drizzle with olive oil, season with herbs and spices, and roast until everything is golden and tender for an easy and delicious one-pan meal.

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