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Looking for Cheap and Easy Dinner Ideas?  These Fast and Affordable Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Meals will help you put a healthy, hearty meal on the table your family will love in just minutes!

Store bought rotisserie chickens are the ultimate time saver for busy weeknights and lazy weekends.  They’re also great for your wallet, since many grocery stores offer completely cooked, tender, juicy chickens that are just as cheap – or even cheaper – than fresh! 

Learn how to take full advantage of this affordable grocery store convenience food to make delicious meals your family will love in no time with these Super Easy Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Meals

Prefer to make your own rotisserie chicken at home?  Check out this easy recipe you can prepare on the weekend to make quick and easy shortcut meals all week long!

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Pin these Easy and Delicious Chicken Rotisserie Meals for later!

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Almost Effortless Meals You Can Make with a $5 Rotisserie Chicken

 

CHICKEN POT PIE

You can’t beat homemade chicken pot pie, but all the usual steps can get pretty arduous.  Take some shortcuts like using store bought rotisserie chicken and refrigerated pie crusts to get this delicious comfort food on the dinner table in a fraction of the time!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN + BISCUITS POT PIE

Here’s an even easier Easy Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie – just put refrigerated biscuits over flavorful rotisserie chicken pot pie filling!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN SALAD CROISSANT SANDWICHES

Regular chicken salad gets a delicious upgrade with sweet grapes and croissants!  Add some chopped pecans for a satisfying crunch.

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN RICE SOUP

It doesn’t get much easier – or more comforting – than this 20-Minute Chicken Rice Soup Recipe

For more quick soup recipes perfect for fall and winter, check out 25 Quick + Easy Soups to Help You Get a Warm, Hearty Meal on the Table in 30 Minutes or Less.

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

SRIRACHA QUESADILLAS

If you love Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce like I do, these Easy Sriracha Quesadillas will quickly become a weeknight staple.  Don’t like hot foods?  Just omit the hot sauce.

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

BAKED BBQ CHICKEN SANDWICHES

The kids will love these Baked Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with tasty BBQ sauce and shredded Colby Jack cheese.

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

EASY BURRITO BOWLS

Looking for some healthier fare?  This Easy Burrito Bowl fits the bill when you’re watching your waistline.

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EASY GREEK CHICKEN SALAD

Here’s another healthy meal option:  Chicken salad with a Greek twist featuring a homemade Tzaziki sauce made with Greek yogurt.

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN CHILI DIP

This Chicken Chili Dip makes the perfect appetizer, quick main dish, or easy party snack! 

For more easy and decadent dip recipes, check out 25 Easy Slow Cooker Dips for Ultimate Snacking.

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN FRIED RICE

This Better-Than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice will cure your takeout addiction and save you tons of money over restaurant versions!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN LASAGNA

With a store bought rotisserie chicken, this Chicken Lasagna will save you loads of time and effort on prep.  This dish still takes about an hour to bake, so you’ll need a little extra time to make this dish.  But it’s so worth it for a restaurant quality Italian dish made at home!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

BUFFALO CHICKEN SLIDERS

Who doesn’t love Buffalo Chicken Sliders?!  Now, you can make them in a fraction of the time for your next busy weeknight or Game Day celebration!

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Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN ALFREDO BAKED ZITI

Pasta is the perfect choice to fill up your family cheaply!  This Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti is a budget-friendly recipe without any sacrifice in taste!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CHICKEN WILD RICE CASSEROLE

 

Nothing gets easier than this Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice Casserole – just mix, dump, bake, and enjoy!

For more easy casserole inspiration, check out 10 Keto Casseroles Your Whole Family Will Love.

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

CREAM CHEESE + CHICKEN TAQUITOS

Everyone loves taquitos!  These Cream Cheese and Chicken Taquitos are even more delicious and decadent with cream cheese, salsa, sour cream, and Colby Jack cheese!

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes

 

These Easy and Affordable Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Recipes are the perfect way to get satisfying meals your family with love on the dinner table in record time!

Please let me know what you think of these Almost Effortless Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Meal Ideas in the comments below.  Do you have any other favorite ways to save time and money on weeknight meals?  Share your favorite tips with us!

 

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Store bought rotisserie chickens are the ultimate time saver for busy weeknights and lazy weekends. They’re also great for your wallet, since many grocery stores offer completely cooked, tender, juicy chickens that are just as cheap – or even cheaper – than fresh! Learn how to take full advantage of this affordable grocery store convenience food to make delicious meals your family will love in no time with these Super Easy Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Shortcut Meals! #rotisseriechicken #chickenrecipes #quickmeals #budgetmeals #frugalmeals #frugalliving

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