4 Ways To Use a Rotisserie Chicken for Dinner

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4 Simple Dinners with Rotisserie Chicken

Okay let’s do this. Let’s grab a rotisserie chicken and make an easy dinner. We all have moments where we just need a break from it all. In those moments a rotisserie chicken does always cross my mind. However, I really never know what to do with it. haha. So here is my little experiment to make a rotisserie chicken feel different and like a “real meal.“ Four ways ya'll… four ways to make a real deal dinner out of rotisserie chicken.

Shredding the Chicken

Okay a few things on shredding the chicken, it is easiest to just do with your hands. Remove the skin from the whole chicken first. Save the bones in a gallon freezer bag and put in the freezer. This will make a great batch of bone broth later, if that is your thing.

Dinners with Rotesserie Chicken

Pesto Noodles with Chicken

What to grab at the store:

  • Zucchini Zoodles

  • Package of Pesto

  • Rotisserie Chicken

How to Make it:

  1. Shred up the chicken.

  2. In a skillet heat up 1 tablespoon of olive oil and throw in the noddles. Cook for five minutes, it does not take long.

  3. Toss the chicken with the pesto sauce. Put on top of noddles.

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Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato

What to grab at the store:

  • Rotisserie Chicken

  • Mayo (I use)

  • Franks RedHot

  • Sweet potatoes

  • Optional: spinach and cucumber

How to Make it:

  1. Cook the sweet potatoes however you would like.

  2. Shred up the chicken.

  3. Mix chicken with 1/4 cup of Franks RedHot and 1 cup of mayonnaise.

  4. Cut the sweet potato and stuff with the chicken mixture.

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Greek Chicken Salad

What to grab at the store:

  • Rotisserie Chicken

  • Romaine lettuce

  • Can of artichoke hearts

  • Feta cheese

  • Greek dressing (I use)

  • Purple onion, olives, avocado (optional)

How to Make it:

  1. Shed up the chicken.

  2. Assemble the salad. Top with dressing.

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Chicken Taco Bowl

What to grab at the store:

  • Rotisserie Chicken

  • 1 red bell pepper

  • 1 bag of cauliflower rice

  • salsa

  • optional: avocado, cilantro

How to Make it:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Cut up the bell pepper. Throw the bell pepper and cauliflower rice on a pan. Drizzle everything with avocado olive oil, and top with salt and pepper. Cook for 12 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile shred the chicken.

  4. Plate with chicken on top of rice and bell pepper. Enjoy!

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