Recipes Using Leftover Rotisserie Chicken

If you have leftover rotisserie chicken or pre-cooked shredded chicken to use up, these recipes are for you. A collection of easy and delicious recipes using leftover rotisserie chicken. You'll find Instant Pot recipes as well as traditional recipes you and your family will love!

We love buying the big rotisserie chickens at the store and when we have leftover chicken I love to repurpose it and make a delicious brand new meal for my family. I also buy the containers with shredded chicken breast from our local H-E-B since it makes it so easy to come up with a quick meal when I’m in a hurry.

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Now, if you want to have shredded chicken on hand but want to make it yourself, you can make it easily by following my Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Recipe. Both leftover rotisserie chicken or your own homemade shredded chicken will work in any of these recipes below.

Recipes Using Leftover Rotisserie Chicken

Trying to figure out how to use your leftover rotisserie chicken? You’ve come to the right place. These recipes using leftover rotisserie chicken or pre-cooked shredded chicken are all super easy and so delicious. I’ve included Instant Pot recipes as well as traditional oven-baked recipes for you to choose from. Whatever you choose, I know your family will love these and you’ll love how easy they are.

  • a spoonful of white chicken chili from a bowl

    Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot White Chicken Chili is so comforting and delicious. It’s so easy to make and it’s always a huge hit with my family. You will have dinner ready and on the table in no time!

  • a bowl of homemade enchilada soup topped with pico de gallo, shredded cheese, and fried tortilla strips

    Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup is amazing! The flavor is perfection. It’s like a creamy chicken enchilada in soup form. Your family will absolutely love this recipe. As always, it’s also super easy to make!

  • chicken couscous on a large white plate

    Instant Pot Chicken Couscous

    from One Happy Housewife

    This is my favorite among recipes using leftover rotisserie chicken! This Instant Pot Chicken Couscous is a recipe from Honduras that I loved growing up. I made it easier by making it in the Instant Pot. It’s a must-try! My kids absolutely love it and it’s probably the easiest recipe in the bunch!

  • Chicken pot pie fresh out of the oven.

    5-Minute Chicken Pot Pie

    from One Happy Housewife

    This 5-Minute Chicken Pot Pie is a lifesaver! My family loves it and it takes only 5 minutes to put together. Of course, the baking takes longer but it’s an easy, hearty meal that is effortless!

  • close up of chicken a la peasant served on a piece of toast

    Chicken a la Peasant

    from One Happy Housewife

    Another recipe I grew up on was Chicken a la King. After doing research, I realized my mom’s recipe didn’t really include most things in Chicken a la King, so I named our version Chicken a la Peasant. This is another recipe that is so easy to put together and your family will love it!

  • scooping up some buffalo ranch chicken dip with a tortilla chip

    Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

    from One Happy Housewife

    If you have leftover chicken or pre-cooked shredded chicken and are looking for an appetizer, then you have to try this Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip recipe. This dip can be made ahead of time and kept refrigerated until you’re ready to bake and serve. Your friends and family will absolutely devour it!

I hope these recipes give you some great choices for using your leftover rotisserie chicken! Happy Cooking!

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