When you have leftover rotisserie chicken sitting in your fridge, you can literally whip up dinner in 30 minutes or less (usually less!). It's the perfect ingredient to use on busy weeknights because it's easy, delicious, and nutritious. So if you are wondering "what to make with leftover chicken", then you are in the right place. We are sharing over 25 of our best and most popular leftover rotisserie chicken recipes including soups, pasta, rice, lasagna, salads, pizza, and more!
White chicken chili is an easy and delicious one pot meal made with shredded chicken, hearty veggies, and a creamy broth that's loaded with flavor.
Creamy white chicken and spinach lasagna with tender shredded chicken is the most comforting creamiest cheesiest white lasagna. Easy to make ahead & freeze.
Smooth, hearty and light, one pot lemon chicken orzo soup is pure comfort in a bowl. This family favourite is like chicken noodle soup with a major upgrade. Serve it with some crispy sourdough discard crackers with sesame seeds.
Easy baked chicken enchiladas brings the taste of authentic Mexican food into your kitchen -- saucy, spicy, and savoury. Perfect for a Mexican fiesta on Cinco de Mayo.
Chicken garden salad with ranch dressing is fresh, healthy, hearty, and colorful. It's a filling and wholesome lunch or dinner that is versatile too.
ForgForget delivery and make sweet, tangy, and smoky BBQ chicken pizza from the comfort of your own home in under 30 minutes. The easiest weeknight dinner.
Hearty chicken tortilla soup is a delicious, wholesome and filling soup that you can make in about 30 minutes, packed with classic Mexican flavours.
No more takeout when you can make flavourful, restaurant-style, authentic chicken Pad Thai at home in just 10 minutes. It's sweet, savoury, sour and nutty.
Creamy tetrazzini with spinach is a simple, easy and delicious pasta recipe that is comforting, creamy and cheesy. The recipe used turkey, but you can easily substitute it with leftover chicken or a storebought rotisserie chicken instead.
Quick and easy butternut squash quesadillas with chicken and kale is the best fall weeknight meal. It's flavourful, so cheesy, and has the perfect crunch.
Chicken and rice soup is delicious, warm, cozy, and comforting feel-good meal that can warm you up on a chilly day. Easy to make in one pot.
Creamy turkey gnocchi soup is the ultimate comfort food — creamy, rich, and delicious, made with good carbs, clean protein, and veggies in 25 minutes. Make it with rotisserie chicken instead!
Vietnamese summer rolls with chicken are fresh, light, and healthy. This Asian summer snack takes less than 20 minutes to make and easier than you think.
Leftover turkey stuffed peppers are a nutritious, wholesome and healthy dinner that you can throw together easily and quickly. Easily substitute this crowd-pleaser with rotisserie chicken.
Greek chicken salad is fresh, healthy, and delicious, packed with classic Mediterranean flavors. Perfect as a light lunch or dinner, or for meal prep.
Flavourful curry chicken fried rice with chicken, mushrooms, peas, rice, and curry flavours is so easy to make in less than 10 minutes on busy weeknights. Serve with a fresh Chinese garlic cucumber salad on the side.
Simple, healthy and flavourful chicken and couscous with sun-dried tomatoes is ready in under 30 minutes. The easiest weeknight dinner to make tonight!
Wholesome hearty one pot leftover turkey wild rice soup can be adapted easily for chicken instead of turkey. It's the most comforting way to use any leftover chicken or a store-bought rotisserie chicken.
Try this gorgeous combination of BBQ chicken, scallions, cilantro and gruyere for an explosion of flavour in loaded BBQ chicken stuffed baked potatoes.
Leftover turkey potato chowder is a creamy, savory, and delicious soup that is loaded with holiday leftovers. Quick and easy, ready in under 30 minutes. Easily substitute the turkey for rotisserie chicken.
Need a pasta dish with layers of flavour in under 30 minutes? Look no further! Baked pasta with rotisserie chicken, earthy and warm shiitake mushrooms, and nutty asiago cheese is the perfect weeknight (or fancy date night) meal!
Leftover turkey fried rice with turkey, fluffy rice, scrambled eggs, vegetables, and classic Asian seasonings is a one skillet meal made in just 10 minutes. Easily substitute the turkey in this recipe with leftover chicken.
Quick easy buffalo turkey wraps with homemade buffalo sauce are flavorful, spicy, and delicious. Substitute with rotisserie chicken for a delicious lunch that will keep you full until dinner.
Warm and cozy, creamy turkey orzo soup is wholesome, hearty, filling, and flavourful. Make this delicious one pot meal using a rotisserie chicken instead in just 30 minutes.
How to Use Leftover Rotisserie Chicken
Some other go to ways to use leftover rotisserie chicken are:
- Top it onto almost any salad recipe to add extra protein and flavor.
- Stuff it in sandwiches for an healthy lunch the next day, like this Leftover Turkey Sandwich.
- Top it onto pizza, like in our Butter Chicken Pizza.
- Add it to pasta sauce for an instant upgrade. I love adding it to Fettuccine Alfredo or Baked Mediterranean Pasta.
Did You Make Any of These Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes?
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