Everyone needs help in the kitchen at times, even the most experienced chefs. Whether you’re a working professional who’s always busy, a parent with children who’s often pressed for time, or a college student trying to eat healthy by fixing meals in your dorm, rotisserie chicken is a cheap and easy way to make a variety of filling and complete meals. The easiest way to use rotisserie chicken is to slice it up and eat it with a salad, but sometimes, it doesn’t hurt to be a bit more creative.
Here are ten super easy and quick meals to make using rotisserie chicken. Just shred, cube, or slice a rotisserie chicken, and you’ll have yourself a creative, delicious meal in no time.
1. Rotisserie Chicken and Rice Soup
Homemade chicken and rice soup in only 20 minutes, made with homemade chicken broth and rotisserie chicken meat.
2. Santa Fe Chicken Salad Wraps
These wraps are loaded with a flavorful sante fe chicken salad, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, and creamy avocado. A few minutes to prepare the chicken salad is all you need for a no-oven dinner that is sure to be yummy and filling, yet light.
3. Mini Chicken Pot Pies
These almost-homemade chicken pot pies are the perfect finger-food for a party! Or a last-minute dinner that your kids will love.
4. French Onion Chicken Casserole
A delicious and simple dinner casserole that’s a breeze to make.
5. Spinach Artichoke and Chicken Quesadilla
Quick and simple with a little help from a grocery store rotisserie chicken, these crispy, cheesy quesadillas come together easily for a perfect, busy weeknight dinner.
6. Easy Greek Tzatziki Chicken Salad
Delicious? Check. Easy? Check. Healthy? Check. Find out how to make this no-cook quick summer salad!
7. Mexican Pizza
Flour tortillas with refried beans, rotisserie chicken, salsa, a little enchilada sauce and cheese and you have a quick, easy Mexican dinner idea that everyone will love.
8. Homemade White Chicken Chili
Hearty, healthy, loaded with tender chicken, and packed with bold flavor, this fast and easy comfort food is a dish that everyone will love.
9. One-Pot Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch Pasta
With only seven ingredients, this one-pot skillet pasta meal is how you upgrade a store-bought rotisserie chicken and have dinner on the table in under 30 minutes.
10. Dump and Bake Chicken Alfredo Pasta Casserole
An easy, cheesy, comfort food dinner for your busiest weeknights!
Which one of the above recipes will you try next time you pick up a rotisserie chicken?
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