20 Best Recipes for Jazzing Up a Premade Rotisserie Chicken

When cooking a whole bird feels like a chore, the supermarket rotisserie chicken can be your best friend. These recipes are perfect for both sprucing up a fresh rotisserie bird and for using up leftovers and turning them into something entirely new, whether it's for a shortcut dinner or an easy lunch.

Rotisserie Chicken Tortilla Soup

"Perfect flavor! Ooh-la-la. Here's a tip: For convenience's sake, take two days to process: buy the chicken on day one, refrigerate overnight, then de-bone and proceed with the recipe on day two."

-Carol G.

Rotisserie Vinaigrette Chicken Salad

"Loved this salad. We enjoyed the combination of flavors—the nice rotisserie chicken always allows for a quick, customizable dinner too!"

-Mommy Diva

Chicken Noodle Soup

"I've also found that if you add a can of evaporated milk when you add your chicken and noodles, it thickens the soup up and makes it nice and tasty."

-Aaron Distler

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

"These were so good. My husband usually eats dinner without much fanfare but he couldn't stop commenting on how great these were. I blended up my canned chilies in the food processor to better distribute the flavor and that worked out quite well."

-lalalucy

Chicken Pot Pie

"'Oh my goodness' is all I can say about this recipe. It was the most elegant and delicious thing I have made in a long time. Everyone in my home loves this pie, and I recommend that you try it."

-lindarcrawford

Creamed Chicken & Biscuits Casserole

"I made this last night and enjoyed every bite to the max! I opted to use half mayonnaise and half low-fat sour cream with excellent results. I loved the idea of putting the cheese on top of the casserole before adding the biscuits as another reviewer did."

-Lindas Busy Kitchen

Charlie's Famous Chicken Salad

"This is a great recipe! I put in dried cranberries and since I like a little spicy, added red pepper flakes to taste. This is definitely a keeper!"

-pianoplayer

Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

For this recipe, simply shred your store-bought rotisserie chicken, and use either water or chicken stock as a base for your BBQ sauce. Throw in a bun and enjoy!

Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

"Yum! The whole family enjoyed this and it couldn't be easier. Quick to make on the stovetop. I used Frank's Buffalo wing sauce and it was perfect, a little spicy but still enjoyed by the kids."

-LonghornMama

Chicken Noodle Casserole

"I saw this recipe when I was deciding what to do with some rotisserie chicken that was left from a previous meal. My husband had two helpings for dinner and polished off the rest for lunch the next day—he was a very happy camper!"

-Leslie in Texas

Mini Chicken Casear Salad Cups

"These lovely little treats were enjoyed both hot and cold. They were excellent served both ways. I took them to a BBQ and everyone that tried them enjoyed them."

-Baby Kato

Asian-Style Chicken Salad

"This is truly a delight to make and even more of a delight to eat. I loved all the mix of veggies and fruit with the chicken. I used some leftover rotisserie chicken and made the dressing as written. Very full of flavor but light on the waistline."

-HokiesMom

Buffalo Chicken Dip

"This was a big hit at a holiday party! Instead of baking, we put all ingredients in the Crock Pot to keep them warm."

-m.lipe

Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole

"I had to sign up as a member so I could leave a 5-star review for this AMAZING recipe! I have been making it for the past few years on the regular and it has never failed me!"

-Jessica d.

Chicken Packets

"I've made this several times and it's great! I've used crescent rolls, I've made my own dough and wrapped them up and I've also made a pizza out of it. Fantastic!"

-mMadness97

Chicken Rigatoni

"This recipe is delicious. It was the first dish I cooked for my boyfriend, and he absolutely loved it! I've made it several times since—especially when we have company—and it's always a hit!"

-deathinlove75

Apple Chicken Salad

"I so enjoyed this recipe that I have made it twice already. It's quick and easy to make and it tastes amazing. So much flavor and texture. With recipes like this, I am really starting to enjoy salads."

-Baby Kato

BBQ Chicken Pizza

"I made two of these pizzas because I had a large crowd to feed. Let me tell you, I have never seen pizza devoured with such intensity. We all loved it and ate way too much."

-ratherbeswimmin

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

"I recently tried this soup in a restaurant and loved it so I searched for it here. This soup is better than I had in the restaurant. This is a definite keeper!"

-gipammy

Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Sandwich

"This sandwich is great for that leftover rotisserie chicken that usually spoils in the fridge. It is quick, easy and will give your taste buds a big change from the bland every day sandwich."

-Cucina Italiana de

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