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Easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

With a deli-roasted chicken, you're on your way to an easy dinner! We show you how to use rotisserie chicken in quick recipes for casseroles, soups, salads and sandwiches.

Tortellini Florentine Soup

This easy soup recipe calls for light Alfredo pasta sauce, baby spinach, deli chicken and tortellini. Dried tomato strips to add a bit of tang. You'll have dinner on the table in 30 minutes.

Tortellini Florentine Soup

Coconut Chicken Noodle Bowl

Ready in 25 minutes, this restaurant-style noodle bowl is a breeze to throw together. It uses Vietnamese bahn pho noodles, which you can find at large supermarkets or Asian groceries. It's fine to substitute another rice noodle or vermicelli.

Coconut Chicken Noodle Bowl

Sweet and Salty Chicken Salad

This fresh take on chicken salad starts with a stack of cabbage, deli-roasted chicken, grapes, apple chunks and pineapple. Drizzle with a homemade dressing of ginger-sesame stir-fry sauce, peanut butter and crushed red pepper.

Sweet and Salty Chicken Salad 

Pulled Roast Chicken Sandwiches

A quick homemade barbecue sauce slathers shredded rotisserie chicken. Serve on buns alongside coleslaw mix and pickles—and you've got dinner in 30 minutes or less!

Pulled Roast Chicken Sandwiches

Thai Chicken-Noodle Salad

A homemade peanut sauce complements deli-roasted chicken in this easy noodle bowl recipe. Cayenne pepper adds heat, balanced by cool cucumber and cilantro.

Thai Chicken-Noodle Salad

Tortellini Florentine Soup

This easy soup recipe calls for light Alfredo pasta sauce, baby spinach, deli chicken and tortellini. Dried tomato strips to add a bit of tang. You'll have dinner on the table in 30 minutes.

Tortellini Florentine Soup

New Potato and Chicken Casserole

Green beans, mushrooms, leeks, potato and handy rotisserie chicken make this creamy casserole a true one-dish meal.

New Potato and Chicken Casserole

Orange Chicken Coleslaw Salad

This unusual recipe combines orange marmalade and soy sauce to make a sweet-and-salty dressing for chicken, cabbage and crunchy ramen noodles. Serve the mixture over a bed of fresh spinach for a nutrient-packed meal.

Orange Chicken Coleslaw Salad

Chicken Banh Mi

Layer rotisserie chicken with crisp veggies, mayo and zippy sesame dressing on a soft roll for this easy version of the popular Vietnamese sandwich.

Chicken Banh Mi

Herbed Chicken and Orzo

Soft cheese with garlic and herbs melts over orzo, shredded rotisserie chicken, fresh green beans and shredded carrots for an easy weeknight casserole.

Herbed Chicken and Orzo

Greek Chicken Salad

Toss this salad together in just 15 minutes using deli-roasted chicken, a package of spring mix salad greens, chopped veggies and bottled Greek salad dressing. Leftovers? Tuck them into a pita for lunch the next day.

Greek Chicken Salad

Spicy Chicken-Peanut Thai Pizza

If you love Thai peanut sauce, you'll go nuts for this simple pizza. We especially love how the veggies go on after the pizza bakes, so they stay fresh, crispy and colorful.

Spicy Chicken-Peanut Thai Pizza

Greek Chicken Wrap

The secret to this simple and nutritious supper wrap: A quick, garlicky stir-together sauce made with yogurt and feta cheese.

Greek Chicken Wrap

Chicken with Summer Squash

Sauteed summer squash and cherry tomatoes dress up deli-roasted chicken. Sprinkle on arugula leaves just before serving for color and peppery flavor.

Chicken with Summer Squash

Chipotle Chicken and Cheddar Panini

A handy supermarket product—chipotle-flavor mayo—is the secret ingredient in this loaded sandwich. We love the convenience, but if you like, stir 1 teaspoon of minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce into regular mayonnaise instead.

Chipotle Chicken and Cheddar Panini

Chicken Quesadillas

Just add shredded Monterey Jack cheese, sauteed mushrooms and fresh spinach to shredded deli-roasted chicken for a super-fast meal. Customize to your taste with salsa, guacamole, sour cream, chopped green onions or fresh cilantro.

Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Garden Pesto Pizza

A pound of pizza dough and just five simple ingredients yield a flavorful and beautiful summer pizza. Feel free to substitute zucchini for the summer squash or fresh red sweet pepper for the bottled roasted.

Chicken Garden Pesto Pizza

Basil, Chicken and Tomatoes

For a fresh twist on Caprese salad, stack roma tomatoes, avocado slices and deli-roasted chicken. A squeeze of lime and sprinkling of fresh basil add just the right finishing touches.

Basil, Chicken and Tomatoes

Chicken BLT Sandwiches

You can't beat an old-fashioned BLT—but it's not the most filling sandwich. Rotisserie chicken ramps up the protein, while zippy lemon mayo adds another layer of interest.

Chicken BLT Sandwiches

Garlic-Parmesan Chicken and Noodles

Garlic and Parmesan cheese bumps up the flavor of chicken and noodles in these bubbly individual casseroles.

Garlic-Parmesan Chicken and Noodles

Buffalo Chicken Wedge Salad

Crisp iceberg lettuce is the perfect foil for the flavors of buffalo chicken wings: blue cheese, celery, onion and creamy buffalo ranch salad dressing.

Buffalo Chicken Wedge Salad

Chicken, Tomato and Spinach Mac and Cheese

We gave homey mac and cheese a refresh. The saucepan sauce is made without a flour thickener, so it's lighter-tasting than baked versions. And adding veggies and chicken makes it a well-rounded meal.

Chicken, Tomato and Spinach Mac and Cheese

Loaded Greek Chicken Pizza

Frozen spinach-artichoke dip is the secret ingredient in this fabulous pizza that delivers an authentically salty punch of kalamata olives and feta cheese.

Loaded Greek Chicken Pizza

Blue Cheese and Balsamic Chicken Pizza

Topped with blue cheese, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and a balsmic-spiked tomato sauce, this potent pizza has definite adult flavor. 

Blue Cheese and Balsamic Chicken Pizza

Chicken Taco Salad

Pick up a rotisserie chicken and a few veggies on the way home from work, and in 20 minutes, you can serve this colorful, crowd-pleasing salad for dinner.

Chicken Taco Salad

Chicken Linguine with Pesto Sauce

Prepared ingredients such as rotisserie chicken and jarred Alfredo sauce help get this dinner recipe ready in just 20 minutes.

Chicken Linguine with Pesto Sauce

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Salsa and Ranch Taco Sauce

Fresh tomatillos and jicama add authentic tartness and crunch to this made-in-minutes dinner. You can find both veggies at large supermarkets or Latin groceries.

Chicken Tacos with Avocado Salsa and Ranch Taco Sauce

Chicken and Asparagus Risotto

Don't be afraid to try this Italian classic at home! Our hearty version is made with convenient rotisserie chicken and loaded with asparagus, herbs and lemony flavor.

Chicken and Asparagus Risotto

Rosy Red Salad with Chicken

Packaged refrigerated roasted beets make this salad a quick dinner choice; it's pretty enough to serve to guests for a spring or summer brunch or casual supper.

Rosy Red Salad with Chicken

Chicken Cuban Sandwiches

We traded the traditional roast pork for rotisserie chicken, but kept the signature Cuban flavors—mustard, onion and pickles.

Chicken Cuban Sandwiches

Roasted Chicken, Focaccia and Olive Salad

Deli-roasted chicken turns this Mediterranean-inspired dish from a side salad into a meal. Toss garlic focaccia croutons, olives, romaine lettuce and chicken with an easy homemade vinaigrette.  

Roasted Chicken, Focaccia and Olive Salad

Chicken Cobb Salad

Why save this classic for when you're dining out? Rotisserie chicken makes it easy to enjoy a Cobb at home. Just add a whole-grain roll, and you've got a well-rounded meal.

Chicken Cobb Salad

Chicken and Kielbasa Winter Stew

Shhh! Don't tell anyone, but this hearty supper soup takes just an hour to make. The secret? Deli-roasted chicken and precooked sausage. Pair with breadsticks or a crusty baguette for a perfect winter meal that will fill your house with good smells.

Chicken and Kielbasa Winter Stew

Three-Cheese Ziti and Smoked Chicken Casserole

Asiago, Fontina and blue cheeses add rich, creamy flavor to this chicken and pasta casserole.

Three-Cheese Ziti and Smoked Chicken Casserole

Pineapple Barbecue Chicken Pizza

We updated the modern-classic barbecue chicken pizza by adding sweet, juicy pineapple.

Pineapple Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Easy Italian-Style Enchiladas

Go cross-cultural by combining chicken, Italian pasta sauce and mozzarella cheese in Mexican tortillas.

Easy Italian-Style Enchiladas

Chicken Focaccia Bread Sandwiches

Make these hearty sandwiches for a quick lunch or dinner. Add fresh fruit and a beverage for a picnic!

Chicken Focaccia Bread Sandwiches 

Chicken-Vegetable Casserole

Frozen vegetables, packaged gravy and deli chicken go together in minutes for this easy casserole. Top with apple slices for a touch of sweetness and crunch.

Chicken-Vegetable Casserole

Chicken-Broccoli Mac and Cheese

An easy cheese sauce seasons the pasta, deli chicken and fresh broccoli in this quick dinner. 

Chicken-Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Coconut-Lime Chicken Soup

Start with a rotisserie chicken, and you can whip up this Thai-inspired soup in less than 30 minutes.

Coconut-Lime Chicken Soup

Chicken-Romaine Salad

Dried berries give a burst of fruit flavor to this easy recipe that starts with rotisserie chicken.

Chicken-Romaine Salad

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