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Rotisserie Chicken Use

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?

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

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

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

            1. 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. :)

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

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                1. re: Querencia

                  The picture in my head is yummy!

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

                    1. 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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                      1. re: luckyfatima

                        "recently"?! Does Costco deliver to you?

                      2. Chicken and rice, chicken dumplins, chicken bog

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

                              1. 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. All kids like chicken noodle soup!

                                  1. 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.

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

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

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