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8 No-Cook Meals You Can Make from Rotisserie Chicken

What's for dinner when you're just too busy to cook? Pick up a deli-roasted chicken and you're more than halfway there. Here are some top-rated recipes to make with leftover rotisserie chicken.

1. Bahn Mi

Keep a batch of Asian-style pickled vegetables on hand and this sandwich comes together in mere minutes.


Bahn Mi Sandwich


2. Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce

This recipe calls for poached shrimp, but there's no rule against using shredded chicken instead.


3. Ranch Chicken Tacos

Try this spicy Jalapeno Ranch Dressing to add an extra kick.


Ranch Chicken Tacos

Photo by Deb C

4. Spicy Rice Noodle Salad

This cold noodle salad makes a perfect nest for shredded chicken.


Spicy Rice Noodle Salad

Photo by Chef John

5. Chicken, Feta Cheese, and Sun-Dried Tomato Wraps

Skip the marination step and simply toss rotisserie chicken with tomatoes, feta, spinach, and dressing.


Chicken, Feta Cheese, and Sun-Dried Tomato Wraps

Photo by SunFlower

6. Chicken, Avocado, and Mango Salad

Full disclosure: There's a brief moment of stove time for the sweet garlic chili lime sauce, but the flavor's worth it.


Chicken, Avocado and Mango Salad

Photo by ReneePaj

7. Vietnamese Chicken Salad

Clean, light, refreshing, and ready in 30 minutes.


Vietnamese Chicken Salad

hoto by Meredith

8. Chef John's Gazpacho

Top garden-fresh cold gazpacho with shredded chicken to make it a heartier meal.


Chef John's Gazpacho

Photo by jennifer baker

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Did You Know?

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About Vanessa Greaves

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