By Vanessa Greaves
July 14, 2015

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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Did You Know?

Costco Rotisserie Chicken has its own Facebook page.