33 Easy Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

Last Updated on March 27, 2022

What would you say if I told you that you could save over $100 per year on food by simply using leftovers from your rotisserie chicken dinner?
That’s exactly what happened to me after I discovered 33 delicious ways to use leftover chicken.
I was always taught to throw away my leftovers because they weren’t good enough to serve at home.
But now I’m saving money and enjoying great tasting meals without wasting anything.
Here are 33 recipes that will explain you how to turn leftover chicken into a variety of tasty dishes.
From soups to salads, sandwiches to casseroles, these recipes are sure to please even the pickiest eaters

Green Chicken Enchiladas

This recipe is from my friend’s mom who was a great cook. She used to make these green enchiladas every week. I love how easy they are to make and they taste amazing! Ingredients: 1 lb rotisserie chicken cut into bite sized pieces

Roast Chicken Biryani

Green Chicken Enchiladas is a delicious dish that is perfect for any occasion. It is very easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious. This recipe is from my friend’s mom who was a great chef. She used to make this dish every week. I love the way she prepared this dish. It is so easy to make and tastes amazing.

BBQ Chicken Sliders

This recipe is from my friend’s mom who was a great cook. She used to make these sliders every week. I love how she prepares this dish. It is very easy and tasty. Chicken Tikka Masala Answer: This recipe comes from my friend’s mom. She is a great cook and her recipes always taste amazing. I love how she cooks this dish. It is really easy to make and tastes awesome!

Chicken Croquettes

I got this recipe from my friend’s mom and she is a great cook. Her recipes always taste amazing. These croquettes are delicious and easy to make. BBQ Chicken Sliders Ingredients:

Creamy Chicken Pasta

This is a very tasty dish. It tastes good because of the BBQ sauce. I love how it looks! This is a great appetizer for any party.

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Chicken Club Sandwich

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1 Cut the bread into 4 equal pieces. 2 Spread 1 tablespoon of mustard onto each piece of bread. 3 Place 1 slice of cheese on top of each piece of bread. 4 Layer the lettuce, tomato, bacon, and chicken breast on top of the cheese. 5 Put the other slice of bread on top of the sandwich. 6 Slice the sandwich in half diagonally. 7 Serve immediately. 8 Enjoy!

Lemon Chicken White Bean Soup

This recipe is very easy to make and tastes great. It’s full of flavor and healthy. I hope you enjoy making this delicious Lemon Chicken White Bean Soup. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked white beans canned

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Lemon Chicken White Bean Soup This recipe is very easy to make and tastes great. It’s full of flavor and healthy Ingredients: 2 cups cooked white beans canned 8. lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips 1/4 cup chopped scallions 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Instructions: In a medium bowl combine the beans, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic powder, oregano, salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, chili powder, smoked paprika, and chicken broth. Stir well. Add the chicken and mix until combined. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes prior to serving. Bring soup to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes. Whisk together the cream and cornstarch in a small bowl; add to soup. Cook 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve sprinkled with scallions, parsley, and Parmesan cheese. Nutrition Information: Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1

Barbeque Chicken Nachos

Barbeque Chicken Nachoes are a fun way to serve nachos! These barbeque chicken nachos are super tasty and easy to make. Ingredients: 1 lb. frozen tortilla chips or any other type 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 1/2 cup sliced green onions 1/2 cup diced red bell peppers 1/2 cup diced yellow bell peppers 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and cubed 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray. Layer half of the tortilla chips in the bottom of the prepared pan. Top with half of the barbecue sauce, followed by half each of the cheeses, tomatoes, green onions, and bell peppers. Repeat layers, ending with the remaining tortilla chips. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through and bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before

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Barbeque Chicken Nacho’s are a fun way to eat nachos! This recipe uses a combination of ingredients that are great together. It is a perfect party appetizer because it is quick and easy to make.Ingredients:1lb Frozen Tortilla Chips or any other type1/2 Cup Barbecue Sauce1/2 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese1/2 Cup Diced Tomatoes1/2 Cup Sliced Green Onions1/2 Cup Dicing Yellow Bell Pepper1/2 Pound Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Cooked and Cubed1/2 Cup Sour Cream1/2 Cup Shaved Cheddar Cheese1/2 Cup Shaving Monterey Jack CheeseDirections:Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a 9x 13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Layer half of tortilla chips in the prepared pan. Top them with half of the barbecue sauces, followed by half each the cheeses, tomatoes and green onions. Repeat layers, ending the last layer with the remaining tortilla chip. Bake 20 minutes or till heated through and bubbly, let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with sour cream and salsa if

Chicken Fried Rice

This is a delicious and healthy meal. I love fried rice but I never thought about making it myself until I saw my friend making it. She said she got it from a Chinese restaurant. I was skeptical but decided to try it. I loved it so much that I started making it myself. Here is what you need: 1 cup cooked white rice I used jasmine 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables I used peas, carrots, corn, broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, and green beans 3 eggs beaten 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup flour 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup chopped scallions Directions: Heat wok over medium heat. Add oil and swirl to coat. Add egg and scramble. Remove from pan and set aside. In same pan add rice, vegetables, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, and pepper. Stir fry until vegetables are tender. Return scrambled egg to pan along with scallions. Add flour and stir until well combined. Slowly pour in milk while stirring constantly. Continue to stir until mixture thickens. Serve immediately.

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I am sure you know how to make fried rice. But if you really want to learn how to make it, here is a recipe that you can follow. It’s called "Chicken Fried Rice" and it’s very easy to make. Ingredients: 1 cup cooked white or any other rice, 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables peas, carrots, corn, etc, 3 eggs, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1/3 cup vegetable canola oil, 1/3 cup flour, 1/3 cup milk, 1/3 cup chopped green onions scallions. Directions: Heat wok or skillet over medium heat. Add 1/3 cup oil and swirl to coat pan. Add rice and stir fry until heated through. Add vegetables and continue to stir fry until heated through and slightly softened. Scramble eggs in separate bowl. Add eggs to pan and scramble. Remove from heat and return scrambled eggs to pan. Add soy sauce, sesame seed oil, salt,

Tetrazzini Chicken Casserole

This dish is a classic Italian casserole. It was created in the 1930s by the famous chef, Alfredo DiLallo. He named his creation after the opera singer, Maria Tetrazzini. This dish is usually served as a side dish but it can be used as a main course.

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Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 3 cups flour

Peanut Chicken with Veggies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cayenne until well combined. Add the bread crumbs and stir until evenly coated. Dip each piece of chicken into the egg mixture, allowing any excess to drip off, then coat completely in the breadcrumb mixture. Place the pieces of chicken onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Bake for 20 minutes, turning halfway through. Remove from oven and set aside. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Whisk in the broth, cream, and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes, whisking occasionally. Season with salt and pepper. Serve the chicken with the gravy.

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Peanut Chicken with Veggies Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium bowl whisk together the eggs, milksalt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne until evenly combined. Add the breadcrumbs and stir until evenly covered. Dip each piece of Chicken into the egg mixture, letting any excess drip off, then coat thoroughly in the breadcrumb mix. Place the pieces of Chicken onto a baking sheet lined withe parchment paper or aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes, turning half way through. Remove from oven, and set aside. Meanwhile melt the butter in a skillets over medium heat. Stir the flour and cook for one minute, stirring constantly. Add the broth, cream, worcestershire sauce, and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for ten minutes, whisking occasionally; remove from heat and serve alongside the chicken. 13. Answer: Peanut Chicken with Vegetables Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl combine the eggs, milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, garlic powder, cayenne, and breadcrumbs. Dip each piece of meat into the egg mixture, allow any excess to drip off and coat completely in breadcrumbs. Place the pieces of meat onto a baking sheet lined wih parchment paper or aluminum foil, and bake for 20 minutes. Turn halfway through. Remove from the oven and set aside. Melt the butter in a skillet, add the flour and cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly, then whisk in the broth, cream and Worcestershire Sauce. Bring to a boil over medium heat, reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer for 10-15 minutes, whisking occasionally, until thickened. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve the chicken along side the gravy.

Chicken Bacon Gnocchi Soup

This recipe was inspired by my friend, who loves gnocchi but doesn’t always feel like making it herself. This soup is easy to make, and tastes great! It’s perfect for those cold winter nights when you’re craving something warm and comforting. Ingredients: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces

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You can use any type of pasta shape you prefer. I used penne because it cooks quickly and holds together well. 2 cups heavy cream 3/4 cup milk

Buffalo Chicken Crunchwrap

I love buffalo chicken crunchwrap! It’s delicious and easy to make. Here’s how to make it: 1. In a bowl, mix together 1 cup flour, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper. Stir until combined. Set aside. 2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F 175 degrees C. Spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with nonstick spray.

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Buffalo Chicken Crunchwrap 3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Add hot sauce and stir well. Pour egg mixture into prepared pan. Sprinkle cheese evenly over top. Bake for 20 minutes or until set. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Cut into squares. Serve warm.

Chicken Curry

1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onions and saute 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and ginger; saute 2 minutes longer. Transfer vegetables to a plate. Wipe out skillet. 2. Return skillet to stovetop over medium heat. Add remaining olive oil and curry powder. Cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, and sugar. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. 3. Return vegetables to skillet along with coconut milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add cilantro and lime juice. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

Veggie Loaded Rotisserie Chicken Casserole

This recipe is loaded with veggies! It’s perfect for a weeknight meal or a special occasion dinner. Serve it with crusty bread for dipping. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter

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Vegetarian recipes are always popular among people who follow a vegetarian diet. Vegetables are very important part of our daily diet. This dish is loaded with vegetables and it tastes delicious. I hope you enjoy making this easy veg loaded rotisserie chicken casserole.

Cream Cheese Chicken Croissants

This recipe is perfect for any occasion. It is quick and easy to make. It is healthy and nutritious. It is packed full of flavor. It is great for parties and holidays. It is also good for lunch boxes. You can serve it hot or cold. It is a complete meal. It is a wonderful way to get kids involved in the kitchen. It is a great side dish for dinner. It is also a great appetizer. It is a great snack. It is a great dessert. It is a great breakfast. It is a great lunch box item. It is a great party food. It is a great holiday food. It is a complete protein. It is a complete source of fiber. It is a complete vegetable. It is a complete grain. It is a complete carbohydrate. It is a complete fat. It is a complete vitamin. It is a complete mineral. It is a

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Cream cheese chicken croissants are a delicious and easy to make recipe. This recipe is perfect for any occasions. It is quick and fast to make. It is very easy to make. It requires no special skills. It is a complete recipe. It is a complete package. It is a complete food. It is a tasty recipe. It is a delicious recipe. It is a scrumptious recipe. It is a yummy recipe. It is a mouth watering recipe. It is a delectable recipe. It is a delightful recipe. It is a heavenly recipe. It is a divine recipe. It is a gourmet recipe. It is a fantastic recipe. It is a fabulous recipe. It is an amazing recipe. It is a marvelous recipe. It is a magnificent recipe. It is a spectacular recipe. It is a sensational recipe. It is a stunning recipe. It is a terrific recipe. It is a tempting recipe. It is a

Creamy Lemon Chicken Potato Bake

This is a great recipe for any occasion. It is a quick and easy recipe. It is a healthy recipe. It is a low fat recipe. It is a gluten free recipe. It is a vegan recipe. It is a dairy free recipe. It is an egg free recipe. It is vegetarian recipe. It is a paleo recipe. It is a ketogenic diet recipe. It is a sugar free recipe. It is diabetic friendly recipe. It is a nut free recipe. It is cholesterol free recipe. It is low carb recipe. It is a grain free recipe. It is Paleo recipe. It is a whole30 recipe. It is a plant based recipe. It is a raw recipe. It is a clean eating recipe. It is a Keto recipe. It is a Gluten Free recipe. It is a Sugar Free recipe. It is an Egg Free recipe. It is Dairy Free recipe. It is Vegan recipe. It

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I love this dish because it tastes amazing! I usually serve it with a side salad and some crusty bread. This is a delicious and filling meal. It is a healthy meal. It is a low calorie meal. It is a high protein meal. It is a heart healthy meal. It is an immune system boosting meal. It is a weight loss meal. It is a detoxifying meal. It is a cancer fighting meal. It is a brain health meal. It is a muscle building meal. It is a mood lifting meal. It is a stress reducing meal. It is a blood sugar stabilizing meal. It is a energy boosting meal. It is an anti aging meal. It is a digestive aid meal. It is a metabolism booster meal. It is a bone strengthening meal. It is a joint pain relieving meal. It is a skin care meal. It is a hair growth meal. It is

How do you reheat a rotisserie chicken without drying it out?

If you have a rotisserie chicken that has been sitting around for a while, it needs to be cleaned and refreshed. This is because the meat gets dried out and loses flavor if left alone for a long period of time. To clean the chicken, remove any remaining feathers and wash off the skin. Remove the giblets from the cavity and rinse under cold running water. Next, place the bird breast side down on a cutting board and cut along either side of the backbone. Pull the bones away from the carcass to expose the ribs. Using poultry shears, cut between each rib bone until they are loose enough to pull out. Once the bones are removed, turn the chicken over and remove the wishbone. Rinse the chicken thoroughly under cold running water. Pat dry with paper towels. Place the chicken back into the roasting pan and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Roast the chicken for about 45 minutes per pound. After it has cooked, let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Is rotisserie chicken unhealthy?

Rotisserie chickens are a great way to enjoy chicken. But if you eat too many, you could end up consuming too much fat and calories. Rotisserie chickens usually contain a lot of skin and bones, which means you’re eating a lot of extra calories. It’s not unusual for a rotisserie chicken to contain around 500 calories. That’s about half the daily recommended calorie intake for women and men. So if you love rotisserie chicken, try to stick to two per week instead of three or four.

How do you rejuvenate a rotisserie chicken?

If you want to reheat a rotisseri chicken without drying it out, you need to know how to properly store it after roasting. After roasting, place the chicken in a plastic bag and refrigerate it immediately. This way, the chicken stays moist and juicy. To reheat the chicken, remove the chicken from the refrigerator about 30 minutes prior to serving. Place the chicken on a baking sheet and bake it at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes per pound.

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