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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

    Recipe: Curried Chicken Salad

  • Melon Chicken
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

    Melon Chicken

    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.

    Recipe: Melon Chicken

  • 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.

    Recipe: Roasted Chicken and Arugula Salad

  • 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.

    Recipe: Cilantro-Chicken Sandwiches

  • 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.

    Recipe: Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

  • 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.

    Recipe: Asian Chicken Slaw

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