30 Yummy Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

One of the easiest ways to make a quick, healthy meal is to use up leftover chicken. Want to make it even easier? Buy a rotisserie chicken, and then make one of these delicious leftover chicken recipes that everyone will love!

There are so many different recipes that you can make with leftover chicken, and below are some ideas. A rotisserie chicken is a great way to cook a large amount of meat at once, and it’s often cheaper than buying boneless skinless breasts in the store. When you’re done eating all of the delicious meat from it, try making one or all of these recipes!

30 Delicious Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

1. Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas 

Get dinner on the table in 30 minutes with these 6-ingredient Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas! Using leftover rotisserie chicken brings this dinner together quickly.

2. 30 Minute Southwestern Chicken Soup

Ready in less than 30 minutes, this Southwestern Chicken Soup recipe is perfect for busy weeknights! This soup is packed full of flavor and made from scratch, yet it’s simple and quick to make!

3. Leftover Chicken Curry

This leftover chicken curry recipe is a great way to spice up leftover roast chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken. It is quick and easy to make and full of the flavor of delicious Indian spices.

4. Chicken, Broccoli, & Rice Casserole with Curry

This chicken, broccoli, and rice casserole made with curry make a delicious dinner that adults and kids will love! It’s simple to put together when you use leftover chicken!

5. Easy Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

This hearty and cozy Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup is quick to make and high in flavor. Great for easy weeknights, meal prep, and especially great if you are feeling under the weather.

6. Quick Rotisserie Chicken Tacos with Smashed Avocado

These quick and easy Rotisserie Chicken Tacos feature some really unique flavors that’ll definitely shake up your Taco Night! Corn tortillas and shredded chicken are layered with a scrumptious avocado spread, pickled red onions, and your choice of salsa and cheese – big, big flavors so easily! Plus, these tacos can be prepped completely ahead … and assembled in a jiffy at dinnertime!

7. Healthy Chicken Corn Chowder

Healthy chicken corn chowder is a quick and easy soup recipe that’s loaded with bright and fresh vegetables — and a perfect way to use up a leftover rotisserie chicken. This light dairy-free corn chowder takes under 30 minutes to make but tastes like it took all day.

8. Easy Gluten-Free Paleo Tahini Chicken Salad 

A quick and easy chicken salad without the mayo and full of fresh veggies! This gluten-free and paleo Tahini Chicken Salad is top allergy-free, healthy, delicious, and perfect to add to your meal prep routine! Eat it on its own, in a sandwich, over a green salad; kid-friendly and perfect for school or work lunchboxes!

9. Spicy Chicken Ramen

This spicy chicken ramen is sure to warm your soul with a flavor-packed broth, tender, juicy chicken, and all the ramen goodies you’ve come to love. Ready in under 20 minutes; this is an easy way to get your ramen fix!

10. Green Chicken Chili

This Green Chicken Chili is a fabulously flavorful, and comforting, and easy-to-make dinner that comes together in less than 30 minutes!

11. Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad

This loaded Southwest Chicken Caesar Salad is packed with flavor, texture, and nutrition. This easy salad recipe is a delicious choice for a stress-free, wholesome meal.

12. Chicken Orzo Soup

Chicken and Orzo soup is a delicious and comforting dinner. Make it with a leftover rotisserie chicken, and it’s ready in no time.

13. Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

This Chinese chicken salad uses a variety of veggies to create a crunchy side dish. Cabbage, carrots, scallions, and shredded chicken pieces are mixed with a sesame and soy sauce and topped with crunchy egg noodles.

14. Easy Chicken Quesadillas 

Make these Easy Mexican Chicken Quesadillas with leftover rotisserie chicken (or home-cooked chicken). This is an easy 20-minute dinner you can make when you get home to work. I also make it ahead and freeze it (or leftovers) as it freezes really well! * These can be gluten-free if you use a gluten-free tortilla wrap.

15. Easy Chicken Taquitos – Baked or Fried 

Crispy, crunchy chicken taquitos! They’re so delicious and easy to make. Add them to your family’s meal-plan rotation. It’s an ideal way to use leftover rotisserie chicken.

16. Chicken Pot Pie Pasta

This Chicken Pot Pie Pasta has everything you love about classic chicken pot pie but in an easy, one-skillet recipe. It’s ready in 30 minutes using ready-to-go rotisserie chicken!

17. Chicken Salad Pita

Use leftover rotisserie chicken to make this easy chicken salad pita in just 10 minutes. It makes for a delicious lunch or dinner without much effort.

18. Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie is the best one-pan meal to come out of a skillet in a long time. The puff pastry crust tops off a rich and creamy filling that is easy and quick to make. It’s the ultimate comfort food!

19. Quick and Easy Chicken & Dumplings

This quick and easy chicken and dumplings recipe only takes 15 minutes and will taste just like your grandmother’s “made from scratch” version. With only 3 ingredients, this is such a budget-friendly comfort food!

20. Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette (Five Types of Berries!) 

This summer berry salad is AMAZINGLY delicious and packed with nutritious ingredients. You’ll be looking forward to your chicken leftovers with this one!

21. Chicken Breast with Giant Couscous, Pesto n’ Radicchio

This quick chicken salad is a lifesaver, quick to make, and requires just a few ingredients like ready-cooked rotisserie chicken, pesto sauce, radicchio, and peppers.

22. Chicken Stuffed Hatch Chiles 

If you’re a fan of Chiles Rellenos, boy, do I have a surprise for you! These Chicken Stuffed Hatch Chiles are filled with a spicy Tex-Mex inspired mixture of chicken, corn kernels, and queso Oaxaca in a rich and flavorful cilantro cream sauce. Every bite is an explosion of Mexican flavors.

23. Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Chicken

Use rotisserie chicken to make this sauce while the noodles are cooking. Dinner is ready in less than 30 minutes! THus delicious recipe combines chicken with sun-dried tomato pesto in a creamy pasta sauce.

24. Chicken (or Turkey) in Puff Pastry

Rotisserie chicken is the fastest way to get dinner on the table. Wrapping it in puff pastry makes a whole new meal!

25. Creamy Southwest Chicken Soup

A flavorful blend of spices adds a big flavor to this Creamy Southwest Chicken Soup. Make use of pantry staples and leftover rotisserie chicken to create this easy, super satisfying meal.

26. Easy Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup 

This thick and hearty Easy Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe is going to be your new favorite cozy soup recipe. So simple to toss everything in and allow the rich, flavorful chicken to add all flavors! Comfort food at its easiest!

27. Best Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe 

This Chicken Salad Recipe is easy to make with only a handful of simple ingredients. Serve as chicken salad sandwiches or on top of a bed of greens for a delicious, flavorful, and light meal!

28. Best Waldorf Salad Recipe

No need to travel to enjoy this classic recipe from the Waldorf Hotel. This easy Waldorf Salad is a refreshing fruit salad with just a handful of wholesome ingredients you’ll love.

29. Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries and Almonds

This recipe offers the perfect use for leftover roast chicken or a rotisserie chicken from your supermarket.

30. Baked Rotisserie Chicken Tacos 

Leftover shredded rotisserie chicken sprinkled with taco seasoning, mixed with savory onion, and spicy salsa makes for a quick and easy family favorite. This recipe comes together in less than 20 minutes, so it’s a quick and easy leftover rotisserie chicken recipe to make when you run out of time!


Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

There are so many leftover rotisserie chicken recipes that you can make for your family. I try to make things that are cheap and frugal and super easy to make and throw together. As a full-time working mother of 3, I don’t have time for elaborate or timely dishes, and I don’t have money for take-out or fast food (and I love for my family to have healthy food). These easy leftover rotisserie chicken recipes make it easy for me to make meals quickly and easily.
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