Easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

Beat the heat with these oven-free chicken recipes that start with store-bought rotisserie chicken.

  • Rotisserie Chicken with Peaches, Walnuts, and Basil
    Photo: Annabelle Brakey; Styling: Dan Becker

    Rotisserie Chicken with Peaches, Walnuts, and Basil

    In 15 minutes you can transform rotisserie chicken into dinner by topping chicken quarters with a mixture of fresh peaches, peach jam, basil, feta cheese and glazed walnuts.
  • Caprese Wraps with Chicken
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro

    Caprese Wraps with Chicken

    Turn a Caprese salad of tomato, mozzarella and basil into a sandwich by combining the salad ingredients with rotisserie chicken and wrapping up in flatbread.
  • Chicken and Dill Souvlaki
    Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Anna Last

    Chicken and Dill Souvlaki

    Souvlaki is a street food favorite in Greece, where it is typically served with pita and a savory yogurt sauce. This super simple version is great for busy weeknights or lunch on the go.
  • Spicy Asian-Chicken-Salad Lettuce Cups
    Photo: © Petrina Tinslay

    Spicy Asian-Chicken-Salad Lettuce Cups

    Reinvent chicken salad by combining shredded rotisserie chicken with chile sauce, sesame oil, water chestnuts and avocado, and serving in crisp lettuce cups.
  • Green Salad with Chicken and Pink Grapefruit
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

    Green Salad with Chicken and Pink Grapefruit

    This colorful one-dish dinner salad is great with either grapefruit or oranges and is a great way to use either rotisserie or leftover chicken.
  • Chicken and Glass Noodle Salad
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

    Chicken and Glass Noodle Salad

    Cellophane noodles cook quickly when submerged in hot tap water, making them a perfect base for this dish. Fresh, crunchy veggies brighten the dish, while Asian ingredients bring flavor and spice.
  • <p>Creamy Blueberry Chicken Salad</p>

    Creamy Blueberry Chicken Salad

    Red onion and celery add crunch to this quick chicken salad. Blueberries have thick skins, so they won't break apart when tossed with the chicken.
  • Chicken Salad in Radicchio Cups
    Photo: Anna Williams

    Chicken Salad in Radicchio Cups

    Combine shredded rotisserie chicken with shredded carrot and sliced scallions, then mix with a light Dijon mustard vinaigrette for a tangy, colorful salad. Serving it in radicchio leaves makes a beautiful presentation.

  • <p>Greek-Style Chicken Wraps</p>
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Food Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley; Prop Styling: Lindsey Lower

    Greek-Style Chicken Wraps

    These Greek-style wraps are packed with shredded rotisserie chicken breast, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, feta cheese, and hummus. They make a healthy and delicious choice for families on the go.
  • Curried Chicken Salad
    Karry Hosford

    Curried Chicken Salad

    Chicken salad is a classic no-cook recipe perfect anytime of year. Swap your usual recipe for this spicy-sweet version flavored with fresh fruit, curry powder, and a hint of honey. Serve on a baguette or with whole-grain crackers for a refreshing–and fast–meal.
  • Chicken and Strawberry Salad
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen

    Chicken and Strawberry Salad

    Rotisserie chicken joins strawberries, blue cheese, cashews, romaine and arugula in this light salad. Pair this simple, no-cook meal with toasted buttery baguette slices.
  • Chicken and Guacamole Tostadas
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty

    Chicken and Guacamole Tostadas

    Smoked paprika gives these chicken tostadas rich, grill-like flavor with no cooking. Serve with lime wedges for authentic Mexican flair.
  • Melon Chicken Salad
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

    Melon Chicken Salad

    Invigorate your taste buds with a recipe that speaks to their every desire. The combination of sweet honey, salty soy sauce, tart vinegar, bitter daikon radish, and savory chicken make this inspired dish one for the repeat recipe file. If you want a truly no-cook dinner, skip toasting the nuts and simply add them to the dish straight from the package.
  • Roasted Chicken and Arugula Salad
    James Baigrie

    Roasted Chicken and Arugula Salad

    Save time by using store-bought croutons in this recipe, which reduces it to seven-ingredient recipe that's ready in just the time it takes to chop the chicken and toss the salad. Top with grated Parmesan cheese for a bright bite of flavor.
  • Cilantro-Chicken Sandwiches
    Photo: Beth Galton

    Cilantro-Chicken Sandwiches

    Make a super stacker for dinner by topping French bread, drizzled with a homemade cilantro-olive oil dressing, with grilled vegetables, rotisserie chicken, and freshly sliced tomatoes. The cilantro oil adds bold flavor, cutting out the need for other condiments.
  • Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches
    Photo: Yunhee Kim

    Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

    Creating authentic barbecue at home requires a smoker and about eight hours. Shortcut that routine without missing a beat of flavor by combining shredded chicken, barbecue sauce, and jalapenos and serving the delicious mixture on hamburger buns.
  • Asian Chicken Slaw
    Lee Harrelson

    Asian Chicken Slaw

    Whether you eat this cool and delicious dish on its own or loaded into a wrap, it's guaranteed to satisfy an appetite of any size. Combine the ingredients of the slaw with the homemade dressing and top with slivered almonds and sesame seeds before serving. Toast the almonds and seeds if you like, or skip that step to keep the recipe completely no-cook.
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