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35+ Easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

August 9, 2022

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Looking for some easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes for your family dinners? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Rotisserie chicken is not only delicious, but it’s also really versatile. You can use it in a variety of simple recipes, both sweet and savory. In this blog post, we will share with you 35+ recipes that are perfect for using up leftover Rotisserie Chicken. So whether you’re looking for a quick meal and easy dinner idea or something a little more indulgent, we have you covered! So head to your local Costco or grocery store, pick up a whole chicken or two and check out these easy leftover rotisserie chicken recipes!

First some FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

How long does Rotisserie Chicken last?

In general, Rotisserie Chicken keeps for approximately four days in the refrigerator. However, this will be determined by how it was stored. If you keep your Rotisserie Chicken in an airtight container, it will stay fresh longer!

Can I freeze Rotisserie Chicken?

Yes, you can freeze Rotisserie Chicken. Just make sure to wrap it tightly in an airtight container. When frozen, Rotisserie Chicken will last for up to four months.

How do I reheat Rotisserie Chicken?

The best way to reheat Rotisserie Chicken is in the oven. Simply preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place the Rotisserie Chicken on a baking sheet. Bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through. You can also reheat Rotisserie Chicken in the microwave, but be careful not to overcook it!

And now, onto the recipes!

35+ Easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

This 30-Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup is the ideal warm bowl for easy weeknight dinners! It begins with a ton of vegetables, strong Mexican flavors, and is robust with chicken, beans, and rice. Oh, and don’t forget the toppings like the tortilla chips on top of this chicken soup!

30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup
Recipe and Photo Credit: Sungrown Kitchen

Easy Chicken Quesadillas

Utilize any leftover rotisserie chicken to make these Simple Mexican Chicken Quesadillas (or home cooked chicken). When you get home from work on those busy weeknights, you can create this simple 20-minute dinner that the whole family will enjoy. Since it freezes incredibly well, You also can prepare it in advance and freeze it (or leftovers)! * If you use a gluten-free tortilla wrap, you can make these without gluten.

Crustless Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

No pie in the pot pie? Yes, if you yearn for those warm, comforting flavors without the added effort. For those lazy days, try this.

Rotisserie Chicken Hawaiian Sliders

Hawaiian buns combined with rotisserie chicken, melting havarti, and spicy mayo are delicious! You shouldn’t skip out on this sandwich.

Cheesy Shredded Chicken Enchiladas

The secret ingredient—homemade nacho cheese sauce—makes these Cheesy Shredded Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas extremely cheesy and delicious while still being simple to prepare.

Cheesy Shredded Chicken Enchiladas
Recipe + Photo Credit: Maple + Mango

Tandoori Chicken Naan Pizza

Here is yet another fantastic method to utilize leftover roast chicken the next day. This Tandoori Chicken Naan Pizza includes mango chutney, peppers, shredded roast chicken, red onions, and mozzarella cheese. The ideal way to cap off a hectic week is with a sprinkling of fresh cilantro on top!

Chicken Potato Soup

This rich, chowder-like, creamy chicken and potato soup is the perfect comfort food to get you in the mood for fall and cooler weather.

It is filling, substantial, creamy, and healthful. The fact that it is over in 30 minutes is the finest part! What is there to dislike about that?

Green Chicken Enchiladas recipe

The greatest midweek meal is this simple recipe for Green Chicken Enchiladas, which uses rotisserie chicken and can be prepared in about 30 minutes. In only 10 minutes, you can throw everything together and have a cheesy, mouthwatering dinner. The ideal flavor is added by the green enchilada sauce!

Air Fryer Chicken Taquitos

It’s very simple to cook these chicken taquitos in the air fryer! A great way the entire family will enjoy these is with cream cheese, chicken, sour cream and salsa!

Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

The whole family will adore these baked chicken stuffed poblano peppers because they are so simple to make and packed with cheesy, spicy flavor. These peppers will assist clear the kitchen of leftovers with a few easy tips, and they will be yours quickly and with little work!

Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Recipe + Photo Credit: Lemons & Zest

This EASY Tinga de Pollo (Chicken Tinga Tacos with Rotisserie Chicken)

The quick and simple EASY Tinga de Pollo (Chicken Tinga Tacos with Rotisserie Chicken) is a traditional Mexican dish cooked with smoky, somewhat spicily chipotle tomato sauce that is accented with onion, garlic, and herbs. For a delicious 20-minute weekday supper, simply stir in some shredded chicken.

Chicken Macaroni Salad

Macaroni and chicken simple salad recipe is a delectable hybrid of chicken salad and creamy pasta salad. This dish uses rotisserie chicken and is quite simple to put together.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap

Who doesn’t enjoy a quick and simple chicken wrap topped with ranch dressing, cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and thinly sliced, flavorful rotisserie chicken? This chicken bacon ranch wrap is ideal as a quick lunch food, a quick weekday dinner, or a snack at any time!

BLT Chicken Salad recipe

With just a few ingredients and less than 30 minutes to prepare, this Whole30 and Paleo friendly BLT Chicken Salad recipe is a nutritious option.

BLTChickenSalad2
Recipe + Photo Credit: Kaleena’s Kitchen

Creamy Chicken Spaghetti

Creamy chicken spaghetti is a delectable chicken pasta recipe that combines your favorite rotisserie chicken with a rich, creamy tomato sauce. 

Classic Chicken Pot Pie

The greatest recipe for a traditional chicken pot pie is this one. Shredded chicken, vegetables, and a savory sauce are combined inside a buttery, flaky pie crust.

Chipotle Chicken Avocado Melt (Panera Copycat!)

A handmade chipotle mayo creamy sauce, melty gouda, and smoked chicken are spread on toasty focaccia, and they are all topped with zingy piquante peppers. 

Leftover Roast Chicken Congee (jook) recipe

A fantastic and simple way to use up leftover roast chicken or even turkey is to make creamy rice porridge!

Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Fresh vegetables, rice noodles, and shredded rotisserie chicken are all included in this delectable Vietnamese noodle salad, which is then dressed with a flavorful sauce. Ideal for a quick, tasty, and light dinner!

Southern Chicken Spaghetti Recipe

Using a rotisserie chicken, this wonderful baked chicken spaghetti is created in the South. It’s easy to put together and makes a delicious weeknight meal.

Shredded Chicken Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

This recipe for Shredded Chicken Tacos requires NO COOKING and is really simple to put together. Rotisserie chicken is shredded and served in warm corn tortillas with a cilantro coleslaw on top.

Shredded Chicken Tacos with Cabbage Slaw
Recipe + Photo Credit: Recipes Worth Repeating

Air Fryer Chicken Taquitos

Enjoy Mexican food? You’ll adore this tasty treat. Crispy chicken tacos made in an air fryer have a creamy, cheesy inside.

Easy Green Chile Chicken Casserole 2 Ways

When you use a rotisserie chicken, this simple chicken green chile casserole comes together quickly.

Zesty Tex Mex Chicken Pasta Salad

Try this if you’re unsure of what you’d like for dinner—Tex-Mex, chicken, anything with pasta, or a salad! The finest of both worlds may be found in this southwest-style pasta salad with chicken. This colorful and flavorful dinner salad is bursting at the seams! This is the perfect warm weather summer BBQ salad.

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

The ideal evening meal, this rotisserie chicken-based Chicken Enchilada Pasta is ready in just 30 minutes!

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Mini Sheet Pan Tostadas

For a quick dinner or entertaining party snack, bake a sheet pan full of these little chicken tostadas in approximately 30 minutes. Beans, chicken, cheese, and all of your favorite toppings are piled high on crisp, baked street taco tortillas.

mini chicken tostadas
Recipe + Photo Credit: Wholesome Made Easy

Quick Mexican Chicken Soup 

Cooking from scratch doesn’t have to take a lot of time or be challenging! This simple Mexican chicken soup just takes 20 minutes to prepare and perfect on cold nights!

One Pot Creamy Chicken Gnocchi

One-Pot Creamy Chicken Gnocchi is a simple, nutritious dish that is warm, saucy, and tasty. Made with chicken, corn, Parmesan cheese, and sun-dried tomatoes for a flavorful dish. The ideal supper for a romantic night or a busy evening.

 Lazy Slow Cooker Green Chili Bake 

Everyone will like this flavorful green chili bake from the crockpot! A simple and effective mix is soft rice, supple cheese, flavorful cheese, and tangy jalapeño peppers.

Crockpot White Chicken Chili

It’s very simple to cook this rotisserie chicken and white chicken chili. It’s a fantastic throw-it-in-the-crockpot meal that is ideal to prepare in the morning for a hectic weekday dinner.

Rotisserie Chicken Salad

This delectable Rotisserie Chicken Salad dish just calls for a few simple ingredients and takes 15 minutes to prepare. It is loaded with spicy morsels of sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil. Serve it with crackers as a snack, as a sandwich filling, or on top of a tossed salad with your preferred dressing.

California Chicken Salad 

A healthy imitation of Whole Foods’ Sonoma Chicken Salad, this recipe for California Chicken Salad is simple to make. It is prepared with diced chicken, celery, grapes, pecans, and grape juice; a creamy Greek yogurt and poppy seed dressing is then drizzled over everything. Wonderful as a filler for sandwiches or on its own!

California Chicken Salad 
Recipe + Photo Credit: Balance with Jess

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken tortilla soup is made with tomato-based broth and ingredients with a Mexican flair, including shredded chicken, corn, black beans, and crunchy tortilla strips. It’s ideal for a quick and simple weeknight meal that can easily serve a large group!

Homemade BBQ Chicken Pizza

On a bed of sweet and sour BBQ sauce, this homemade BBQ chicken pizza is topped with melty mozzarella cheese and heaped with succulent chicken and red onions. This tasty pizza comes together surprisingly quickly and is wonderful!

Chinese Shredded Chicken Cucumber Salad

The tasty and cool Chinese Shredded Chicken Cucumber Salad is a great side dish or appetizer. Almost every time we have leftover chicken at my house, we make it. You get to eat a delicious dinner and use up the leftover chicken!

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