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Rotisserie Chicken Use

danieldumont Jul 25, 2011 06:54 PM

I often pick up a rotisserie chicken that I use for making enchiladas. Any ideas for other 11 & 9 year old friendly recipes using rotisserie chicken?

  1. monavano Jul 25, 2011 06:58 PM

    Pot pie.

    1. Passadumkeg Jul 25, 2011 07:00 PM


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        Philly Ray Jul 25, 2011 07:30 PM

        It is kind of labor intensive, but you could make chicken croquettes.

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          sherriberry Jul 25, 2011 07:31 PM

          Kids seem to love quesadillas. Also, bbq sandwiches. Toasted english muffins w/ chicken and cheese melted in toaster oven or under broiler.

          1. Passadumkeg Jul 25, 2011 07:35 PM

            My fussy X-SIl's fave, buttered egg noodles w/ chicken.

            1. mamachef Jul 25, 2011 07:51 PM

              Well, you've got the enchilada thing down, so heading in the same direction, you've got tostadas, tacos, burritos, tortilla soup, tortas. Chinese chicken salad - chicken salad of any kind, actually. Chicken Tetrazinni, hot chicken sandwiches with mashed and gravy; chicken and biscuits; potpie; noodle soup; and the list goes on. Rotisserie chicken can be a busy cook's BFF. :)

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                Querencia Jul 25, 2011 09:52 PM

                A variant of Peking Duck---use the meat of the chicken, flour tortillas, hoisin sauce, and scallions.

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                  Joebob Jul 26, 2011 05:59 PM

                  The picture in my head is yummy!

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                    eclecticsynergy Jul 30, 2011 07:12 AM

                    Great idea, Querencia!

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                    darrentran87 Jul 26, 2011 12:55 AM

                    Shredded with some sort of seasoning (lawry's seasoning?) with bbq sauce...

                    1. luckyfatima Jul 26, 2011 07:43 AM

                      pulled chicken sandwich, faux carnitas made with chicken, bang bang chicken, chicken fatteh, chicken mango and avocado salad are some ways I have used it recently.

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                        Joebob Jul 26, 2011 06:00 PM

                        "recently"?! Does Costco deliver to you?

                      2. LaLa Jul 26, 2011 04:52 PM

                        Chicken and rice, chicken dumplins, chicken bog

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                          mike1213 Jul 26, 2011 05:15 PM

                          I use rotisserie chicken for two things - Nancy Silverton's chicken salad with garlic and tarragon mayonaise; and for pita (or flour tortilla) pizzas with barbecue sauce and monterey jack cheese and cilantro. Both dishes are always well received - the pizzas are always a hit with kids - the chicken salad (whi

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                            Joebob Jul 26, 2011 06:02 PM

                            Mike! Mike! Speak to us!

                          2. junescook Jul 30, 2011 07:45 AM

                            Mu-shoo chicken: shred and stir fry with garlic, ginger, mushrooms and shredded cabbage (you can use a bag), then stir in some hoisin sauce and top with sliced scallions. Serve on Chinese pancakes or flour tortillas.

                            1. porker Jul 30, 2011 06:30 PM

                              Chicken poutine:mix chichen pieces (and skin) with french fries, top with cheese curds, ladle hot gravy on top.

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                                sedimental Jul 30, 2011 06:43 PM

                                I get one almost every weekend.

                                The first night is a traditional chicken dinner, the second day is chicken salad, and another serving is shredded and packaged for the freezer (for enchiladas or pot pies, etc) then I take the carcass and crock pot it for chicken broth. I cannot think of a "thriftier" 5 dollar purchase in food. It is true recession cooking at its finest.

                                1. letsindulge Jul 31, 2011 05:36 PM

                                  All kids like chicken noodle soup!

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                                    sisterfunkhaus Jul 31, 2011 06:26 PM

                                    There are so many things you can do with it that I wouldn't know where to begin. I do want to add that whatever you do, make sure to save the skin and carcass to throw in the crock pot all day with water, garlic, onion, salt, and pepper for a nice chicken stock.

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                                      toveggiegirl Jul 31, 2011 11:08 PM

                                      Definitely Chinese chicken salad. My favourite is Barbara Tropp's version.

                                      Martha Stewart's Asian Rotisserie Chicken Salad is good too.

                                      1. AreBe Aug 1, 2011 10:18 AM

                                        MarciaMarciaMarcia! We've made her Emergency Gumbo many times. Usually make our own roux, and always add some sausage too.

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