Save Time in the Kitchen with 13 Recipes that Feature Rotisserie Chicken

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Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired June 01, 2016

What better way to save time on dinner than by picking up a simple, inexpensive grocery store rotisserie chicken? Read on for 13 delicious recipes featuring this convenient and delicious protein!

No. 1: Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas Verdes

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These delish and super easy rotisserie chicken enchiladas are served with a delish green tomatillo salsa.

No. 2: Summer Rolls

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These little rice paper rolls are filled with plump shrimp, rotisserie chicken, cucumbers, rice noodles and more delicious ingredients. They are meant to be a side, but we won’t tell if you want to make this the entrée!

No. 3: Stuart O'Keeffe's Rotisserie Chicken Alfredo

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This meal can be made in only five minutes! Shocking! Chef Stuart tosses rotisserie chicken and fast-cooking capellini pasta with a quick Alfredo sauce for a delicious and easy weeknight meal.

No. 4: Italian-Style Rotisserie-Chicken Noodle Soup with Green Beans

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Rachael’s homestyle Italian chicken noodle soup is guilt-free, featuring loads of figure-friendly ingredients like herbs, vegetables and nutrient-rich stock.

Tip: Leave out the skin and the dark meat if you want to cut the calories even further!

No. 5: Buffalo Chicken Potato Casserole

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This mouth-watering casserole is definitely a treat! You just layer rotisserie chicken and potatoes, with a delish buffalo bechamel sauce and cheese! Delish!

No. 6: Rotisserie Chicken Cobb Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

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For a hearty but still light and refreshing summer side, try this Cobb salad, also made with time-saving rotisserie chicken.

No. 7: Sunny Anderson Goodyear’s White Chicken Chili

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This spicy chicken chili features lots of cumin, hot peppers, and cannellini beans for a nutty flavor. Use rotisserie chicken to save time.

No. 8: Rotisserie Chicken Cold Noodles

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This is a delicious and quick weeknight dinner option. Start with a shredded grocery store rotisserie chicken, then cook some spaghetti noodles to al dente and allow to cool. Toss with a delicious and easy homemade Asian-inspired dressing, peanuts, red onion, scallions, basil and lettuce. Delish!

No. 9: Chipotle Chicken Nacho Casserole

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Who doesn’t love nachos? Rachael “tiles” her chips, smoky chipotle rotisserie chicken, and cheese so that the ingredients are well distributed, heats, and then tops with salsa, jalapenos and sour cream. Nothing wrong with any of that!

No. 10: Bob Harper's Brussels Sprout Chicken Caesar Salad

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The greens in this salad are actually shaved brussels sprouts! And Bob Harper “skinnies” up the dressing by replacing the egg yolks and olive oil with Greek yogurt. So you don’t have to feel guilty about this delicious dinner! Using store-bought rotisserie chicken enables you to avoid the oven.

No. 11: Chicken Pot Pie in a Pocket

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Rachael put a delicious pot pie IN a flaky delicious pie crust pocket. What? She even shares shortcuts with you, like using store-bought pie crust and rotisserie chicken meat.

No. 12: Kelsey Nixon’s Lemon Chicken Quinoa Soup

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This healthy chicken soup features protein-rich quinoa and pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, so it’s healthy and easy! Additional layers of flavor are brought in via lemon zest and canned fire-roasted tomatoes.

No. 13: Blue Cheese Biscuit Waffles with Buffalo Chicken

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This easy but delicious buffalo chicken recipe is made with simple biscuit batter, blue cheese and sour cream, then topped with buffalo-flavored pre-cooked rotisserie chicken.

Watch below to see Rach make her chicken enchiladas:

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