50 Dinner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken

50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken as a shortcut!!

I love a good short cut at dinner time and my favorite cheat lately has been using Rotisserie Chicken!

And have you noticed in a lot of cases, the already cooked chicken is just about the same price as buying it raw…crazy.

It’s such an easy, adaptable thing to do from enchiladas to pasta to pizza to Stuffed Baked Potatoes… the options are endless.  And what I’ve done for you today is complied a list of 50 dinner ideas using Rotisserie Chicken in majorly creative ways OR recipes where you can easily sub IN Rotisserie Chicken.

It’s all about cutting corners and feeding your family today, and when that combines with a delicious meal I’m all for it! Let’s have a look…

50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken

1. Easy Burrito Bowls from ME!

2. Cheesy Spicy Ranch Stuffed Baked Potatoes also from ME!!

3. Veggie Pot Pie Pasta with Optional Chicken from Kitchen Treaty

4. Strawberry Margarita Chicken Tacos from Nosh and Nourish

5. Inspired Fried Rice with Chicken from An Edible Mosaic


50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken

6. Chicken Salad Bowl with Avocado, Strawberry, and Walnut from An Edible Mosaic

7. Rotisserie Chicken Cuban Sandwiches from Aggie’s Kitchen

8. Autumn Rotisserie Chicken Salad with Almonds & Apples from Aggie’s Kitchen

9. Quick Weeknight Chicken Penne Alfredo from The Kitchen is My Playground

10. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese from Snappy Gourmet

11. Chicken & Spinach Enchiladas from The Kitchen is My Playground

12. Baked Honey Lime Chicken Taquitos from Dessert Now, Dinner Later

13. Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes from Dessert Now, Dinner Later

14. Chicken Burrito Bowls with Hatch Chile Rice from Home Cooking Memories

15. Chicken Fajita Quesadillas from Flavor Mosaic


50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken


16. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Shells from Flavor Mosaic

17. Triple Cheese Chicken Pasta Bake from Janette’s Healthy Living

18.Chicken Enchilada Dip from The Cookie Rookie

19. Chicken Avocado Pitas from The Cookie Rookie

20.Max and Erma’s Copycat Chicken Tortilla Soup from Neighborhood Food Blog


50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken

21.Pesto Rotisserie Chicken Panini from Will Cook for Smiles

22.Chicken Cordon Bleu Baked Potato from Will Cook for Smiles

23. One Pot Chicken Enchilada Pasta from Spoonful of Flavor

24. Salsa Chicken Grilled Cheese from Chocolate Moosey

25. Rotisserie Inspired Roasted Chicken from Taste, Love & Nourish

26. BBQ Chicken Mini PIzzas from Lemon Tree Dwelling

27. Chicken Pesto Lasagna Roll-Ups from Valerie’s Kitchen

28. Bacon Ranch Quinoa Chicken Salad from Cupcakes & Kale Chips

29. Skillet Nachos with Spicy Salsa Verde Chicken from Picky Palate

30. Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas from Kevin and Amanda


50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken

31.Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese from FoodieCrush

32. Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini Boats from Skinnytaste

33. 20 Minute Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup from Gimme Some Oven

34. Buffalo Chicken Pizza from Fifteen Spatulas

35. Chicken Pot Pie from The Little Kitchen

50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken

36.Chicken Enchilada Skillet from Buns in My Oven

37. Chicken Fajita Rice from Mantitlement

38. Buffalo Chicken Bites from Seeded at the Table

39. Quick & Easy Baked Chicken Flautas from Spoon Fork Bacon

40. Barbecue Chicken and Bacon Pizza from RecipeGirl

41. One Pot BBQ Chicken Pasta from Damn Delicious

42. Layered Chicken Taco Salad from Shugary Sweets

43. BBQ Chicken & Avocado Quesadillas from Inside BruCrew Life

44. Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup from Chef in Training

45. French Onion Chicken Noodle Casserole from Plain Chicken


50 DInner Ideas Using Rotisserie Chicken

46. White Chicken Pizza from Land O’Lakes

47. Cheesy Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole from Mom on Time Out

48. Chicken, Broccoli and Cheddar Potato Waffles from A Zesty Bite

49. Microwave Chicken Tortilla Casserole from Southern Plate

50. Mini Tex-Mex Chicken and Cheese Pies from Tablespoon


Hope you’ve gotten some good inspiration for easy dinners for your family! Save this post as an easy dinner reference..you’ll never be out of ideas!

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Becky (The Cookie Rookie)
September 25, 2014 9:21 am

This is a totally amazing roundup!! I’m saving this for later, there are so many that I want to make! Thanks so much for including my Chicken Enchilada Dip and Avocado Pitas!!

September 25, 2014 9:30 am

I have noticed I’m almost paying the same, and it’s already cooked! It’s been a meal lifesaver lately. What an awesome roundup, so many great ideas, thanks for including me!

September 25, 2014 9:30 am

Love all of these ideas!

Cookbook Queen
September 25, 2014 9:54 am

Rotisserie Chicken is one of my favorite in a pinch ingredients! Love all these — I will be using them!

Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground
September 25, 2014 11:52 am

Wow! What a fabulous collection, Shelly! So many great dinner ideas … I know I’ll be trying several. Thank you so much for including my Quick Weeknight Chicken Penne Alfredo and Chicken & Spinach Enchiladas! Collection has been Pinned. 🙂
Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

Nikki @Seeded at the Table
September 25, 2014 1:54 pm

Thanks for giving me 50 recipes I need to pin now! 🙂 Having shredded chicken on hand is one of my best practices, for sure!

Heather @ My Overflowing Cup
September 25, 2014 4:19 pm

Thank you so much for this timely post. I just picked up 2 rotisserie chickens from Costco yesterday. I’m pinning this one, for sure. Thanks, again, Shelly. My mouth is watering!

September 25, 2014 4:20 pm

Loving all of these ideas! Great dinner inspiration!

Jocelyn @BruCrew Life
September 26, 2014 12:41 pm

Rotisserie chicken is one of my favorite ways to get dinner on the table faster. Love this round up of chicken dinner ideas!!

September 29, 2014 1:49 pm

The photo for #4 looks good, like something my children might actually eat! What is it really? I clicked and the strawberry tacos are something different. I have been searching lately for recipes to use up the rotisserie chicken — this is awesome.

Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
October 12, 2014 7:55 pm

Thanks for including 2 of my recipes! Pinning!


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