Rotisserie Chicken Recipes for Quick Weeknight Meals


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When you’re short on time but still want to make a yummy meal for your family, a rotisserie chicken can really save the day. It saves time on prepping the chicken so that you can throw the rest of your ingredients together quickly. Plus, rotisserie chicken is really tasty on its own.

So, if you’re looking for a quick meal or ways to use up some leftover chicken, check out this list of Rotisserie Chicken Recipes. Pin and save a few to have on-hand anytime you need dinner on the table fast.

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Easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

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One-Skillet Chicken Pot Pie: Loaded with chicken and vegetables, this pot pie is full of flavor. You’ll have this classic comfort food on the table in less than an hour, so it’s a great weeknight meal. (via Tastes of Homemade)

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Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers: Gentle broiled bell peppers are stuffed with tender rotisserie chicken, cauliflower rice (to make it a healthier dish), pico, and avocado. This dish is Whole30 compliant and gluten-free. Plus, it’s just plain delish! (via Cook at Home Mom)

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Weeknight Chicken Noodle Soup: You’ll find so many time-savers with this recipe, from using the Instant Pot to including rotisserie chicken. It’s a delicious meal that you can make in 35 minutes. It’s perfect for a chilly day! (via Crave the Good)

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Rotisserie Chicken Salad: Use rotisserie chicken to make a quick and flavorful chicken salad for your lunches this week. The walnuts add some nice texture while the cranberries really make the flavors pop. (via The Toasty Kitchen)

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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Casserole: Tired of the same old chicken recipes? This casserole is creamy, spicy, and delicious. Shake up your menu rotation with this dish made in the Instant Pot. (via Wondermom Wannabe)

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Chicken Spaghetti Casserole: This recipe is adapted from the Pioneer Woman’s recipe, which I can tell you is amazingly good. Using shredded rotisserie chicken means it’s quick to put together even on a busy weeknight. It’s so cheesy and delicious. (via House of Nash Eats)

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Crock-Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip: This crowd-pleasing appetizer is made entirely in the slow cooker. Chicken combines with loads of cheese, ranch seasoning, and buffalo sauce for a creamy, irresistible dip that’s perfect for game day. (via The Toasty Kitchen)

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Buffalo Chicken Bites: This appetizer is easy to pick up and eat, so it’s perfect for parties and get-togethers where you’ll have lots of mingling among guests. They’ll love the bold buffalo flavors in every bite. (via Wondermom Wannabe)

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Creamy Broccoli Chicken Casserole: Loaded with savory rotisserie chicken, creamy cheese, tender broccoli, and topped with more cheese and crispy almonds, this casserole has wonderful flavor and texture. (via Two Sleevers)

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Rasta Pasta: Caribbean-style jerk chicken is tossed with creamy pasta and bell peppers for a dish that’s rich, spicy, cheesy, and perfect for a quick weeknight meal. (via Little Sunny Kitchen)

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Lemon Chicken Risotto: This dish contains a hint of lemon for a refreshing flavor. It’s a great way to use up some leftover rotisserie chicken. (via Tonya Staab)

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Caesar Pasta Salad: What a great dish for summertime! The salad has all the creamy goodness of your typical Caesar salad, but adding pasta to the salad makes it much more filling. It’s a great dish for potlucks and barbecues. (via Little Sunny Kitchen)

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Dorito Chicken Casserole: Imagine how excited the kids will be when you announce that you’re making a chicken dish with Doritos for dinner! The chips add an amazing crunchy layer to the top of this casserole. (via Gonna Want Seconds)

buffalo pulled chicken sandwich on a white plate with a bowl of pulled chicken and a flowered cloth in the background

No-Cook Buffalo Pulled Chicken Sandwich: A super quick and easy dinner that you don’t have to cook at all? Sign me up! Pair this tasty buffalo pulled chicken with Caraway Coleslaw for a sandwich that tastes just like one you’d get at a restaurant for a fraction of the time and price. (via Food Meanderings)

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Buffalo Chicken Soup: This hot and hearty soup is ready in about 20 minutes. It’s perfect for those cold nights when you’re craving some buffalo flavor! (via Blackberry Babe)

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Chicken Tater Tot Casserole: Fill your family’s bellies with this comforting chicken tater tot casserole. It’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser that even the pickiest eaters in your house will love. (via Gonna Want Seconds)

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Spinach Lasagna with Chicken: If you need ways to work more healthy greens into your family’s diet, this dish is the way. It’s loaded with cheese and chicken, so the kids won’t even notice that you’ve added spinach to the mix. And even if they do, it’s so tasty they’ll devour it anyway. (via A Magical Mess)

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Chicken Tinga Tacos: Tender rotisserie chicken, smoky chipotle, creamy avocado, and refreshing lime come together to make these fabulous chicken tacos. (via Pinch of Yum)

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Chicken Alfredo Bake: For families that love pasta, this will become a regular on your menu. Penne pasta is tossed with rotisserie chicken and a creamy sauce and then topped with lots of delicious cheese. Yum! (via Dinner at the Zoo)

There you have it — lots of rotisserie chicken recipes to make your weeknight meals faster and easier. That’s a win for any busy mom!

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