Are you wondering what to do with rotisserie chicken leftovers? I got you. Here are a few delicious and healthy recipes that require little effort because the hard part is already done (cooking the chicken).
Healthy Recipes Using Rotisserie Chicken Leftovers
If you’re looking for easy recipes for your meal prep for the week, this list of healthy recipes using leftovers from a cooked rotisserie chicken (you can grab one for very little cost at the deli section in your grocery store).
What’s not mentioned in this round up of recipes is that when you’re done picking away at the chicken, remember to boil the bones for a delicious chicken bone broth. Here’s how.
I also took that bone broth and a rotisserie chicken and made this chicken zoodle soup.
Also see: 13 healthy ground chicken recipes.
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1. Rotisserie Chicken Tacos
I made this a few weeks ago and I was super impressed with myself (yes, I’m totally bragging). They’re super easy and something that can be thrown together in minutes, plus they’re totally customizable to the flavors you like best.
Look good? Make these Rotisserie Chicken Tacos tonight.
2. Healthy Cobb Salad
This delicious low carb cobb salad recipe from Low Carb Yum. I love that she clears up the fact that although Cobb salads can be typecasted as unhealthy, it’s usually because restaurant sizes are insane.
3. Pesto Chicken Zoodle Bowl
If you’re looking for a simple weekday lunch or dinner option that is easy and healthy than you are going to love this Pesto Chicken Zoodle Bowl recipe.
4. Chicken Wraps with Hummus, Goat Cheese, and Chimichurri
This easy chicken wrap recipe has simple ingredients and by using shredded chicken from a pre-cooked chicken from the deli it makes it easy! Can’t have naan bread or pitas? Try tortillas, cauliflower pizza crust, or whatever gluten-free option that works for you.
5. Pesto Chicken Pasta with Sliced Almonds and Garlic Chips
This dairy free recipe uses a coconut base for a creamy pasta that the whole family can enjoy.
6. Grilled Chicken Wrap with Spinach, Strawberries and Walnuts
Looking for a quick meal idea using comfort foods that are both savory and sweet? You’re going to love this chicken wrap.
7. Chicken Spring Rolls with Garlicky Turmeric Dipping Sauce
These chicken spring rolls are not only easy to make, but they’re a super fun way to get the kids involved in dinner prep. Made with chicken, a rainbow of vegetables, and a dairy-free, garlicky turmeric dipping sauce – it’s a healthy (and anti-inflammatory) recipe to make over and over.
8. Crunchy Asian Chopped Salad With Chicken
Indulge in this healthy Asian Chopped Salad featuring deliciously seasoned chicken breast, lettuce, cabbage, nuts, and a simple homemade but yummy salad dressing!
9. One Pan Chicken Fried Cauliflower Rice
Looking for a healthy one pot meal? Try this one pan chicken fried cauliflower rice recipe. Made in a cast iron pan, this recipe makes a delicious and easy dinner or lunch that can made ahead of time for meal prep. Using frozen vegetables and shredded rotisserie chicken makes it quick and can be served as a main or a gluten free side dish.
Get the recipe for Chicken Fried Cauliflower Rice.
10. Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps
These Paleo Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps go over well in our house. I make them once every few months (more often in the summer) for a quick and healthy dinner. Use leftovers from a cooked chicken from the deli to make this even easier.
Get these Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps on The Bewitchin’ Kitchen.
11. Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma
Although this recipe uses chicken cooked in the slow cooker, you can easily speed up the process and use pre-cooked chicken from a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket deli.
12. Strawberry Chicken Salad
An easy strawberry salad made with mixed greens, goat cheese, walnuts, and shredded rotisserie chicken, then topped with an addicting maple balsamic vinaigrette. This sounds incredible!
Get the recipe from The Rising Spoon.
Lightened-Up Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
This lightened-up creamy chicken noodle soup is not only easy to make but it’s just as comforting as the classic and only 200 calories per serving!
I hope these healthy rotisserie chicken meals inspired you for your meal plan this week.
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