5 Easy Meal Ideas With Rotisserie ChickenFor anyone who is trying to Rotisserie chicken can be a great easy meal idea when planning what is for dinner as well as an item that can be picked up at your local grocery store quickly.
Besides having a roast chicken with a side dish here are a few ideas of what you can do with shredded chicken.
- Add to a salad. If you are short on time buy bagged lettuce and vegetables already cut up. For a cheaper alternative buy lettuce, vegetables of choice, sliced ham, sliced cheese and your rotisserie chicken. Assemble your salad at home and serve with garlic bread if desired. Another option is a Caesar salad topped with shredded chicken.
- Add shredded chicken to tortillas. Top with shredded cheese and salsa or sour cream. Roll up and either broil in the oven for a crunchy tortilla or place in the microwave until the cheese is melted.
- Create a quick quiche chicken pie. You can always make a chicken pot pie with vegetables with your chicken. But if you want something different add shredded chicken to 1 1/2 cups milk, 3 eggs, and 1 ½ cups of shredded cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Blend together and pour into a pie crust. Bake for 40 minutes at 375 degrees or until lightly browned and knife inserted in middle comes out clean. To add a vegetable to the meal add 1/2 package frozen chopped broccoli thawed and drained to your egg mixture then pour into pie crust.
- Put together a soup. Using canned or homemade chicken broth add frozen vegetables, shredded chicken and pasta noodles or ravioli noodles for a standard chicken soup. Other soup ideas are adding chicken to a white bean chili, spice chicken soup up with tomatoes and corn, or add rice or dumplings instead of noodles.
- Chicken salad. For a quick meal idea stir shredded chicken with mayonnaise and pickle relish and serve on a croissant or hard roll. Or go for a different chicken salad mixed with almonds,cooked noodles and chopped eggs with or without mayonnaise. There are many variations of chicken salads you can find.
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