No time to cook? Pick up a rotisserie chicken and try one of these quick, tasty meals. There's nothing more convenient than having half the preparation done for you before you even start making dinner. These ethnic-inspired dishes use rotisserie chicken as the starting point and are ready in less than 30 minutes.
3 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
11/2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 garlic clove, minced
8 ounces rice noodles
3 cups diced cooked chicken (about 10 oz.)
1 cup mung bean sprouts
4 scallions, thinly sliced
1 carrot, peeled and grated
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
1/3 cup chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts (optional)
How to Make It
Whisk together fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, red pepper flakes, and garlic. Set aside.
Place noodles in a large bowl in sink; cover them with hot water and let stand for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Drain noodles and add to pot; cook, stirring, until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water until cool.
Transfer noodles to a large salad bowl. Add chicken and remaining ingredients; toss well. Pour half of dressing on salad and toss again. Add more dressing as desired.