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20 Ways to Use Rotisserie Chicken

Rotisserie Chicken

This dietitian recommends rotisserie chicken to just about every client.

Why? Because it’s protein in a pinch! Avoid the skin, and you’ve got a lean meat that’s ready-to-eat. Letting the creative juices flow, you can fashion into so many different dishes:  skinny buffalo chicken dip for couch tailgating, home-made chicken noodle soup when the fall chill sets in, and chicken salad for lunch meal prep. Check out some more ways below!

  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, reduced fat cheese and whole grain tortilla quesadillas
  4. Crock-pot chicken noodle soup
  5. White bean and chicken chili served with diced avocado
  6. Shredded chicken and vegetable omelet
  7. Served on top of teriyaki stir fry vegetables and brown rice
  8. Served in a Mediterranean bowl with quinoa, hummus, feta cheese and vegetables
  9. Shredded on top of a 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 topped multi-grain nachos
  17. Southwestern chicken stuffed peppers
  18. Barbecue chicken stuffed sweet potatoes
  19. Broccoli, chicken, and whole grain macaroni and cheese combo
  20. Skinny chicken enchiladas with low fat cream cheese, green chilis and diced tomatoes

Rotisserie chicken will keep in the fridge for 3-4 days…almost time to pitch 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!

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