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Rotisserie Chicken Dinner Recipes – Tortilla soup, chicken salad and more

Tortilla soup, chicken salad and more

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So you have a: rotisserie chicken

Tortilla Soup with Rotisserie Chicken

1

Prep your Chicken

Each of these recipes calls for a

2 1/2-to-3-pound rotisserie chicken,

skin removed, meat pulled from

the bones and shredded or cut into bite-size chunks. (It should yield about 4 cups.)

If you also have: Chicken Broth

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2-to-3-pound rotisserie chicken, redded or cut into bite-size chunks
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 a large onion
  • 4-ounce can of diced green chilies (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 quarts of chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 diced ripe avocado
  • handful of chopped cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime
  • corn chips and grated cheddar to garnish

Method:

Finely chop 2 garlic cloves and ½ a large onion.

Over medium heat, saut’ the onion and garlic with a 4-ounce can of diced green chilies (optional) in a tablespoon of olive oil with ½ teaspoon each of cumin and chili powder for 5 minutes.

Add 2 quarts of chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add the shredded chicken and salt and pepper to taste; cook until warmed through.

Remove from heat and stir in a diced ripe avocado, a handful of chopped cilantro, and the juice of 1 lime.

Serve, topped with a few corn chips and a sprinkling of grated cheddar.

Now you have:Tortilla soup

If you also have: Bacon

Country Club Chicken Salad with Rotisserie Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2-to-3-pound rotisserie chicken, redded or cut into bite-size chunks
  • 6 strips of bacon
  • 1/2 a small red onion
  • 1 large stalk of celery
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • squeeze of lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Boston lettuce and tomato wedges to garnish

Method:

Cook 6 strips of bacon until crispy; crumble and set aside.

Finely chop 1/2 a small red onion, 1 large stalk of celery, and 2 scallions. In a large bowl, combine it all with the chicken.

Stir in a few tablespoons each of mayonnaise and sour cream, a squeeze of lemon, and salt and pepper to taste.

Serve on a bed of Boston lettuce, garnished with the bacon and a few tomato wedges

Now you have: Country-club Chicken Salad

If you also have: Biscuit Dough

Biscuit Potpies with Rotisserie Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2-to-3-pound rotisserie chicken, redded or cut into bite-size chunks
  • package of biscuits
  • 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 chopped carrots
  • 2 chopped stalks of celery
  • 6 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of white wine
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • handful of frozen peas
  • salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Bake a package of biscuits according to the directions. While they bake, melt 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter in a medium soup pot over moderately low heat.

Add a chopped onion, 3 chopped carrots, and 2 chopped stalks of celery. Saut’ for 10 minutes, then whisk in 6 tablespoons of all-purpose flour.

Add 1/2 cup of white wine and stir until a paste forms, about 1 minute. Slowly add 4 cups of chicken broth, stirring until smooth. Simmer over low heat until thickened, 5 minutes.

Add the shredded chicken and a handful of frozen peas; cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Split the biscuits in half. Place the bottom halves in shallow bowls, ladle the chicken mixture over them, cover with the biscuit tops, and serve

Now you have: Biscuit Potpies

Recipes reprinted from the book Time for Dinner. Photos by CN Digital Studio. Copyright © 2010 Cond’ Nast Publications, Inc. Published by Chronicle Books LLC.

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One thought on “Rotisserie Chicken Dinner Recipes – Tortilla soup, chicken salad and more

  1. Xexilia says:

    I don’t know who you wrote this for but you hleepd a brother out.

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