Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

10 Recipes Using Leftover Rotisserie Chicken

Peruvian rotisserie chicken
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These rotisserie chicken recipes show you lots of creative ways to use leftover rotisserie chicken. Of course, you don't have to use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to make these recipes (though they are convenient). If you happen to have leftover chicken breasts or leftover baked chicken, you can use that in any of these leftover rotisserie chicken recipes. Just be sure to shred or chop the chicken as directed in the recipe. Enjoy!

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  • 01 of 10
    Chicken pot pie
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    This chicken pot pie recipe is loaded with great home-cooked flavor, but it's simple to make, because it starts with leftover rotisserie chicken and a refrigerated pie crust.

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    Chicken Enchiladas With Rice And Beans Served In Plate
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    This chicken enchiladas recipe is so rich with layers of Mexican flavor, you will never believe it has so few ingredients. Using leftover rotisserie chicken really enhances the flavor these enchiladas. Try to find a good-quality, authentic green salsa for this recipe, too.

  • 03 of 10

    King Ranch Chicken Recipe

    The classic king ranch chicken casserole gets an upgrade with this recipe, which uses rotisserie chicken, organic corn tortillas and good-quality salsa. If you've never tried a king ranch casserole before, this is the one to try.

  • 04 of 10

    Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

    Tortilla Soup
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    This chicken tortilla soup is a hearty soup that can serve as a meal all by itself. It's a great way to transform your leftovers into a totally new and incredibly delicious dish.

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  • 05 of 10

    Using leftover rotisserie chicken gives you a great head start in preparing this easy French bread pizza. And kids love this recipe.

  • 06 of 10

    Chicken Soup Recipe

    Chicken noodle soup
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    Leftover rotisserie chicken gives this chicken soup recipe the flavor of homemade chicken soup with none of the hassle.

  • 07 of 10

    Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

    Crunchy, sweet and just a bit tangy, this Chinese chicken salad carries a lot of flavor with few ingredients. Using rotisserie chicken meat is one of the key reasons why.

  • 08 of 10

    White Chicken Chili Recipe

    I love the way leftover rotisserie chicken gives this chicken chili a real depth of flavor. Adding authentic Mexican ingredients, like tomatillos (they look like green tomatoes) also adds incredible flavor to this recipe.

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  • 09 of 10
    Leftover Chicken Quesadilla

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    This simple chicken quesadillas recipe could not be easier to prepare. Serve with guacamole and salsa.

    Try my BBQ chicken quesadillas recipe, too.

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    Chicken Nachos Recipe

    Cheesy chicken nachos, Party food for Cinco de Mayo
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    This chicken nachos recipe could not be easier to prepare, and using leftover rotisserie chicken is the reason why. For variety, try different Mexican cheeses in this recipe. And if you like spicy nachos, add some sliced jalapeno peppers on top.