By Vanessa Greaves

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.


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.

Photo by Deb C

4. Spicy Rice Noodle Salad

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

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.

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.

Photo by ReneePaj

7. Vietnamese Chicken Salad

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

hoto by Meredith

8. Chef John's Gazpacho

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

Photo by jennifer baker

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Did You Know?

Costco Rotisserie Chicken has its own Facebook page.