Easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes
Chicken Alfredo Soup
Inspired by the favorite pasta dish, this creamy Chicken Alfredo Soup comes together in no time with the help of a few store-bought shortcuts. Rotisserie chicken, frozen peas, and a jar of Alfredo sauce, which serves as the backbone of this highly comforting pot of soup, keep your hands-on prep to a minimum. This convenience factor, coupled with the fact that it’s is a guaranteed kid-pleasing recipe, makes this soup a perfect go-to for hectic weeknights. While it is undeniably luscious and satisfying, the soup is surprisingly not overly heavy or right. We used Gia Russa brand sauce, but feel free to use your own favorite. Served with a crusty bread, a green salad, and a glass of white wine, this quick and easy soup makes for an outstanding dinner on chilly nights.
Chicken Potpie Tartines
A creamy chicken and vegetable mixture tops toast for a quick twist on potpie. Matchstick-cut carrots, frozen peas, and rotisserie chicken save time, as does a wide skillet for sautéing the vegetables and building the sauce.
Lemony Chicken and Spinach Soup
Inspired by Greek avgolemono, this recipe yields a creamy, comforting, bright bowl of soup that delivers everything we want when feeling a little under the weather. Heck, served with a warm blanket and a cozy couch, we’re convinced this lemony chicken soup can fix just about anything. As delicious as it is, this soup requires very simple ingredients and is easy to make. Just be gentle when adding the hot broth into your egg mixture (to temper), and the rest couldn’t be easier. This is a smart trick for richening soup without cream, and produces a uniquely rich broth that’s easy on the stomach. While we call for rotisserie chicken and store-bought stock for convenience sake, you could certainly roast your own chicken, then make chicken stock with the carcass for an even more flavorful pot of soup. We specifically developed this soup to make a large batch so that there’s plenty to share with friends, or stash in the freezer for the next time you’re feeling a bit under the weather or simply need a warming, fuss-free meal.
Lemony Orzo-Veggie Salad with Chicken
This colorful orzo and chicken main dish salad is packed with an assortment of chopped fresh vegetables and tossed with a tangy lemon dressing. It's a great use for leftover or rotisserie chicken.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Chicken and Apple Salad with Orange-Mustard Vinaigrette
Arrange greens on four dinner plates. Drizzle with reserved 1/4 cup vinaigrette and top with chicken. Sprinkle with nuts and serve.
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
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
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.
Cauliflower Puree with Barbecue Rotisserie Chicken
Don’t rush processing the cauliflower; it’s key to giving the puree the consistency of grits. You can also use purchased riced cauliflower. If it’s frozen, you can toss it right into the saucepan unthawed.
Chicken and Honeydew Salad
Rotisserie chicken and pre-diced honeydew help get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes; pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds) and tortilla strips deliver a satisfying double-crunch factor.
Cheesy Chicken and Pinto Bean Taco Skillet
If you’re in need of a simple, tasty dish that works for a weeknight meal, consider that need fulfilled. This skillet dish is effortless to throw together and super customizable—you can use black beans or kidney beans instead of pinto. If you’re not in the mood for chicken, try shredded pulled pork from your favorite BBQ place. You can tailor the toppings as you see fit, so keep an open imagination. Serving is simple: just put everything on the table and let everyone make their own tacos.
Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups
Rotisserie chicken is a great time-saver on busy evenings. Freeze any extra meat in portion sizes, and use in future recipes.
Greek Slaw and Chicken Pitas
Salads are a favorite lunch option for the Andersons, and Katie is particularly fond of Greek salads. This quick-to-assemble sandwich is basically a salad in a pita, one that's full of crunchy lemon-feta Greek slaw and filling, convenient rotisserie chicken.
Orange-Almond Chicken-and-Cabbage Bowls
Make these low-calorie, no-cook bowls ahead for an easy lunch or dinner when time is tight. Change up the fruit, nut, or protein for whatever you have on hand.