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Use Rotisserie Chicken 20 Different Ways

Rotisserie Chicken

This dietitian recommends rotisserie chicken to just about every client.

Rotisserie chicken is a protein in a pinch! Avoid the skin, and you’ve got lean meat that’s ready-to-eat. By letting the creative juices flow, you can fashion it into many different dishes. For example, Skinny buffalo chicken dip for couch tailgating, home-made chicken noodle soup when the fall chill sets in, or a chicken salad for lunch meal are all delicious recipes. I love recommending this comfort food to my clients.

20 Uses for Rotisserie Chicken:

  1. Chicken Salad with plain Greek yogurt, light mayo, Dijon mustard, and diced vegetables.
  2. Buffalo Chicken Dip served with carrots, celery, sliced bell pepper, and whole wheat crackers.
  3. Chicken Quesadillas with reduced fat cheese and whole-grain tortillas.
  4. Crock-pot Chicken Noodle Soup.
  5. White bean and Chicken Chili served with diced avocado.
  6. Shredded Chicken and Vegetable Omelet.
  7. Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry served with vegetables and brown rice.
  8. Chicken Mediterranean Bowls served with quinoa, hummus, feta cheese, and vegetables.
  9. Chicken Fall Harvest Salad with spring mix, roasted vegetables, and chopped pecans.
  10. Burrito in a Bowl. Romaine lettuce, corn, black beans, avocado, reduced-fat cheese, and salsa.
  11. Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with chicken, spinach, mozzarella, and light alfredo sauce.
  12. Barbecue Chicken Tacos.
  13. Pita Pocket Stuff with shredded chicken, vegetables, and tzatziki sauce.
  14. Chicken and Vegetable Casserole.
  15. Chicken, Mozzarella, and Pesto Panini Sliders.
  16. Rotisserie Chicken Multi-Grain Nachos.
  17. Southwestern Chicken-Stuffed Peppers.
  18. Barbecue Chicken-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes.
  19. Broccoli, Chicken, and Whole-Grain Macaroni & Cheese Combo.
  20. Skinny Chicken Enchiladas with low-fat cream cheese, green chilis, and diced tomatoes.

In conclusion, Rotisserie chicken will keep in the fridge for 3-4 days. Is it almost time to pitch it and you haven’t finished your bird? No worries. Shred your leftovers and put them in a zip-top freezer bag. You can store them in the freezer for up to 4 months!