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More Ways to Use a Rotisserie Chicken
Author: be well™ with Big Y® Registered Dietitian Team
Deliciously seasoned and always tender, Full Circle Market™ Rotisserie Chicken is one of the best-tasting rotisserie chickens around. And let’s talk about it being an unsung hero for getting dinner on the table in minutes, shall we? Paired up with sides, like a leafy green salad, sliced red strawberries and mashed sweet potato, rotisserie chicken can deliver a nutritious meal quicker than most take out.
Whether as leftovers, or right when you bring it home, there is so much you can do with a Full Circle Market™ Rotisserie Chicken. Let these recipe ideas inspire you to step outside the traditional chicken dinner.
Season shredded chicken with spices like cumin, chili powder, onion powder and garlic powder. Sauté diced bell peppers, onions and mushrooms in olive oil. Serve chicken and vegetables over rice with shredded cheese, salsa and guacamole.
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Combine chopped chicken with romaine lettuce, fresh Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing and wrap in a whole grain tortilla.
Easy Asian Stir-Fry
Microwave a bag of frozen stir-fry vegetables while heating olive oil in a large skillet. Add minced garlic and ginger to oil and cook until fragrant. Mix in shredded chicken, vegetables and soy or teriyaki sauce. Serve over brown rice.
Chicken Broccoli, Peppers & Penne
Warm olive oil in a large skillet and add a heaping teaspoon of minced garlic. Mix in pulled chicken, cooked pasta and steamed broccoli and peppers; stir to coat well. Top with Parmesan cheese and serve.
Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwich
Coat pulled chicken with barbecue sauce and microwave until heated through. Place chicken on bottom half of a whole grain bun and sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Broil in oven until cheese is melted; top and enjoy.
Living Well Eating Smart Tip:
Remove the meat from your rotisserie chicken as soon as you get home! Not only is a warmer rotisserie chicken easier to handle, but you can store bite-sized pieces in the refrigerator for quick meal solutions over the following 3 to 4 days.
Pecan & Strawberry Salad
Chop romaine and top with sliced strawberries, pecans, chicken and a drizzle of balsamic. This salad is also delicious with substitutions like raspberries, walnuts or almonds and feta or Gorgonzola cheese.
Homemade Chicken and Rice Soup
Sauté sliced carrots, minced garlic and diced onions and celery in olive oil until vegetables begin to soften. Add chicken stock, chicken and cooked rice. Cover and simmer until heated through, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
Mediterranean Grain Bowl
Layer quinoa in the bottom of a bowl. Add diced chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, kalamata olives and chickpeas. Top with feta and drizzle with Greek dressing.
Thai Peanut Sauce Noodles & Chicken
Sauté garlic, bell pepper and carrots in olive oil. In a bowl, whisk together 1/3 cup soy sauce, 1 tablespoon honey, ¼ cup creamy peanut butter and 1 teaspoon chili sauce or sriracha. Once veggies are cooked, add shredded chicken, cooked thin spaghetti and peanut sauce until heated through. Top with chopped peanuts and green onions when serving.
Caprese Chicken Bake
Place shredded chicken and quartered small tomatoes in a shallow oven-safe dish. Top with thin slices of fresh mozzarella and bake until cheese is melted and begins to brown. Sprinkle freshly cut basil on top and serve with toasted crusty whole grain bread.