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    27 Seriously Easy Meals To Make With Rotisserie Chicken

    Weeknight winners.

    1. Add an onion, a few select jarred goodies (like roasted red peppers and capers), and your favorite store-bought Italian vinaigrette for quick Chicken Salad Sandwiches.

    It calls for a homemade vinaigrette, but things will be even quicker if you just add three tablespoons or so of your favorite bottled variety. Get the recipe from Salu Salo.

    2. Concoct a veggie-packed filling, mix everything together with a quick creamy sauce, and finish with some canned biscuits for a decadently simple Chicken Pot Pie.

    3. Toss the shredded chicken with your favorite buffalo sauce to give it some fiery pep, then pile it with avo, cheese, and quickly chopped herbs on a fresh tortilla. These Buffalo Chicken Tacos will vanish almost instantly.

    The directions let you know how to make your own buffalo sauce, but you can certainly just use the jarred stuff! Get the recipe from Happy Food Stube.

    4. Cube up a carrot or two and toast some orzo for a hearty, stick-to-your-ribs Sunday Chicken Skillet.

    This calls for frozen peas already, but sub in frozen onions and carrots to speed things up even more. Get the recipe from A Family Feast.

    5. Throw together a BBQ Chicken Pizza: grab a pre-made crust (or some frozen crust dough), slather it with your favorite bottled sauce, then top everything with rotisserie chicken and cheese.

    6. Combine canned beans, canned green chiles, and some good chicken broth to make a White Chicken Chili in less time than like, two (commercial free) Parks and Rec episodes.

    That's just what I'm re-watching right now. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Get the recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod.

    7. Enlist some leftover rice and frozen veggies for an oversized skillet full of Chicken Fried Rice.

    Get the recipe from The Recipe Critic.

    8. Plop together those peak summer tomatoes and some fresh pesto from your grocery's produce section to enjoy Creamy Pesto Pasta.

    There's a 95% chance I'll be making this next week, y'all. Get the recipe from Kitchen At Hoskins.

    9. Mix up a five-ingredient peanut sauce for some Chicken Lettuce Wraps that are juuust spicy enough.

    Featuring chopped red bell pepper for texture. Get the recipe from Evolving Table.

    10. Wrap the chicken up up in some store-bought tortillas, douse everything in a jar of salsa and some shredded cheese, and 20 minutes later you'll be pulling these Four-Ingredient Enchiladas Verde out of your oven.

    Get the recipe from Kevin and Amanda.

    11. ~Cheat~ your way to these Easy Chicken and Dumplings, thanks to some sliced canned biscuit dough.

    This is another great candidate for a frozen veggie mix; in this case, you'd need a mirepoix blend (aka onions, carrots, and celery). Get the recipe from A Duck's Oven.

    12. Dump the chicken together with some gnocchi and four other easy ingredients for an as close to instant as possible–Baked Chicken Marinara Gnocchi.

    If you wanted more veggies, you could totally add some zucchini squash half-moons to the picture in no time. Get the recipe from The Seasoned Mom.

    13. Doctor up a bag of pre-shredded cabbage with basil, mint, and cilantro, then shake up a seven-ingredient dressing and before you know it you'll be inhaling this Vietnamese Chicken Salad.

    Get the recipe from This Is How I Cook.

    14. Simplify a busy evening's routine with a little protein-packed finger food, like these Mini Tex-Mex Chicken and Cheese Pies.

    Prep them on Sunday, reheat them all week long! Get the recipe from Tablespoon.

    15. Sauté some pre-sliced mushrooms and several handfuls of spinach before packing it into these Cheesy Vegetable Chicken Quesadillas.

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    Of course you can make it even easier by skipping the veg, if ya want. Get the recipe from The Mom 100.

    16. Spend 25 minutes simmering some broth, veggies, and seasonings together for a classic Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup.

    17. Adapt these from-scratch Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes by 1) baking the sweet potatoes as instructed and 2) shredding your rotisserie chicken and mixing it with some store-bought sauce.

    Then drizzle with some off the shelf–blue cheese dressing! Get the recipe from Not Enough Cinnamon.

    18. Set out a bunch of toppings for these Simple Burrito Bowls and everyone can assemble their very own.

    This one's also great for meal prep. Get the recipe from Cookies and Cups.

    19. Press the chicken along with deli ham, cheese, mustard, mayo, and pickles between slices of crusty bread for Cuban Sandwiches that are totally Netflix on the couch–friendly.

    Get the recipe from Aggies Kitchen.

    20. Process a bunch of ingredients into a creamy, quick sauce, then load everything (chicken, beans, salsa, and more) into a skillet that you simply slide in the oven for 15 minutes. After the timer goes off, grab a chip and dig into this White Chicken Chili Dip!

    Layers of creamy, delicious goodness. Get the recipe from Heart Beet Kitchen.

    21. Assemble these taquito-like Baked BBQ Chicken Roll-Ups to complete your perfectly lazy Friday night in.

    22. Raid your pantry staples for this Seven Can Tortilla Soup so you don't spend all your spare time at the stove.

    Get the recipe from Six Sisters Stuff.

    23. Scatter some pecans, dried fruit, and sliced apples over a bed a spinach for a Green Chicken Salad that's practically Panera-worthy.

    Or choose the toppings you like best! Get the recipe from Five Dollar Dinners.

    24. Steam some frozen broccoli in the microwave, then stir it with some jarred sauce and your favorite pasta for Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo.

    If you want a cheesy baked topping you can stick it in the oven as the recipe suggests, but I'd just cook the pasta, heat the jarred sauce, steam the broccoli, then mix everything together in the pasta pot! Get the recipe from Dessert Now Dinner Later.

    25. Simmer some veggies with curry powder and greek yogurt (!!) to get this Chicken Curry that takes just 15 minutes of prep and 15 minutes to cook.

    An important note: to make sure the yogurt and milk stay creamy when you stir 'em in, turn down the heat a bit or move the pan away from its burner for a second when you add them. Get the recipe from Family Food on the Table.

    26. Heap all of the ingredients together in a bowl, and a few stirs later later you'll be digging into these Tzatziki Chicken Pitas.

    The key ingredient? Creamy Greek yogurt. Get the recipe from Host the Toast.

    27. Dust off your spiralizer, because you'll want seconds once you taste these Sesame Chicken Zucchini Noodles, which you coat in a perfectly balanced salty-sweet-spicy sauce.

    It calls for you to cook your own chicken breasts, but a rotisserie's a convenient short cut. Get the recipe from Inspiralized.

    When you don't have to spend your entire evening cooking to enjoy an incredibly delicious dinner: