Here are 25 leftover rotisserie chicken recipes for all those times when you have leftover rotisserie chicken and don’t know what to do with it!

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Pick up a rotisserie chicken at the store tonight and make dinner easy! You can use it in all sorts of dishes, from casseroles to chicken salad to tacos or chili. I’ve rounded up the 25 best leftover rotisserie chicken recipes to help you get started!

25 Easy Leftover Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

1. Chicken and Rice Casserole

The easiest and most comforting Chicken and Rice Casserole has a simple ingredient list, with a lot of items you probably already have on hand. Savory leftover rotisserie chicken is just right tucked into this hearty baked dish.

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Chicken and Rice Casserole
This cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole recipe has it all! Tender rotisserie chicken, rice, and broccoli are combined with a creamy, cheesy sauce and finished with a buttery cracker topping. It's family-friendly for a weeknight dinner, but perfect for a potluck, too.
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2. White Bean Chicken Chili

Lighten up your traditional chili recipe and make White Bean Chicken Chili with leftover rotisserie chicken! Shredded chicken, bright lime juice, and a little bit of heat make this chili a family favorite.

White Bean Chicken Chili
White Bean Chicken Chili is a lighter take on traditional chili, with just a bit of heat and tons of flavor thanks to green chilis, zippy lime juice, and an earthy blend of spices. It's easy, healthy, and perfect for dinner!
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3. Chick-Fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich

Miss the beloved Chick-Fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich? You can easily make it at home! You’ll just need rotisserie chicken and the recipe outlined in this post to create a copycat version of this discontinued sandwich.

Chick Fil A Chicken Salad Sandwich
This copycat Chick Fil A Chicken Salad sandwich will satisfy your craving for the classic sandwich that's no longer served in restaurants! You can use homemade chicken or pick up a few grilled Chick-Fil-A chicken breasts for authentic flavor.
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4. Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken

A creamy pasta dish with loads of hearty chicken and zesty lemon makes for a satisfying weeknight dinner. This Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken is a great way to use up leftover rotisserie chicken.

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Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken
Creamy Lemon Garlic Chicken Chicken Pasta is a delicious comfort dish that never disappoints! 
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5. Ultimate Chicken Casserole

Delicious shredded rotisserie chicken stars in the Ultimate Chicken Casserole, which also features corn, bacon, and egg noodles. It’s dressed in a cheesy sauce and baked to perfection.

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Ultimate Chicken Casserole
Yes, this is the ultimate chicken casserole! With shredded chicken, egg noodles, corn, bacon, and a creamy, cheesy sauce, this is a casserole made for big appetites!
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6. Chicken Tortilla Soup

Another fantastic way to use rotisserie chicken is in Chicken Tortilla Soup. Full of Tex-Mex flavors, it’s hearty enough to make a meal, with lots of chicken, beans, corn, and a crisp tortilla strip topping.

Chicken Tortilla Soup
This Chicken Tortilla Soup is hearty, satisfying, and full of bold Tex-Mex flavors! With plenty of shredded chicken and black beans, it’s a soup that’s worthy of a meal—and everyone will love the crispy tortilla strip topping!
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7. Chicken Tater Tot Casserole

Mix up tater tot casserole and make it with shredded chicken instead of beef! Rotisserie chicken is a perfect addition to this Chicken Tater Tot Casserole, the ultimate comfort food.

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Chicken Tater Tot Casserole
Chicken tater tot casserole is a new spin on an old favorite! Instead of ground beef, we use shredded chicken in this creamy, irresistible casserole.
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8. Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie is such a classic dish, homey and old-fashioned in the best way. Save yourself a bit of prep time and use leftover rotisserie chicken in this pie, which is also full of veggies and creamy gravy.

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Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie -this classic chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food! Learn how to make this easy chicken pot pie recipe full of shredded chicken, peas, carrots in a creamy homemade gravy. 
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10. Crock Pot Chicken and Noodles

Tuck leftover rotisserie chicken into this Crock Pot Chicken and Noodles dish to make a warming dinner for coldest winter night. Tender chicken, noodles, and rich sauce are sure to please.

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Crock Pot Chicken and Noodles
Crock Pot Chicken and Noodles is the perfect winter slow cooker comfort food. Filled with tender shredded chicken and creamy noodles, this easy recipe will be a new regular on your weekly dinner rotation.
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11. King Ranch Chicken Casserole

It’s no secret that I love casseroles and this King Ranch Chicken Casserole is always a hit! Packed with Tex-Mex flavor and lots of chicken and cheese, this is a winner of a recipe.

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King Ranch Chicken Casserole
King Ranch Chicken Casserole has it all! It’s creamy, full of Tex-Mex flavor, and it’s always a crowd-pleaser. There’s a reason this easy casserole recipe is so popular!
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12. Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta

Want a spicy pasta that is also chock-full of healthy vegetables? Try a Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta that’s dressed in a creamy chipotle cheese sauce for a bit of heat.

A skillet full of spicy chicken chipotle pasta.
Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta
This spicy chicken chipotle pasta is made with tons of veggies and a creamy chipotle cheese sauce for an easy weeknight dinner that's decadent and completely irresistible. 
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13. Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Make this Buffalo Chicken Dip in the oven or the crockpot, whatever is easier! Stir in leftover rotisserie chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch, and cheese for an amazing appetizer.

buffalo chicken dip
Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe
This Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is the perfect easy appetizer to enjoy in the crockpot or oven! Filled with chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch, and cheese for the ultimate Buffalo Chicken Dip to enjoy anytime!
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14. White Chicken Enchiladas

Rotisserie chicken was practically made for White Chicken Enchiladas! You can make these better-than-a-restaurant enchiladas in less than an hour, and they’re also a great make-ahead meal for busy weeknights.

White Chicken Enchiladas
Ready in under an hour, these White Chicken Enchiladas are perfect for weeknight dinners, special occasions, and even meal prep.
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15. Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos

Leftover rotisserie chicken is perfect in my Crock-Pot Tacos! This recipe needs only 4 ingredients and is easily made in the slow cooker.

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Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos
Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos are one of the best easy chicken meals around!  With just 4-ingredients tossed into the slow cooker, you can't go wrong! 
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16. Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Is there anything more comforting than Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup? You can stir leftover rotisserie chicken into chicken broth for savory flavor and heartiness, along with vegetables and noodles. This is my favorite soup to make when I’m sick!

Try this Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup the next time your family is feeling under the weather or if you just need a comforting meal to get you through the rest of the Winter blahs!
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
This Chicken Noodle soup is sure to warm your bones and your soul!
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17. Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

For another super comforting and decadent dinner, make Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole! Tuck rotisserie chicken into the filling along with rotini pasta and plenty of cheese.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
This Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole is the kind of dinner that will have your family running to the table! Rotini pasta is tossed with chicken, bacon, and a creamy ranch-flavored sauce, then smothered in melty cheese. So good!
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18. Buffalo Chicken Pizza

A perfect vehicle for rotisserie chicken is this Buffalo Chicken Pizza! Sprinkle on leftover chicken along with the other ingredients in this recipe for a very flavorful pizza.

Buffalo chicken pizza.
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Anyone who loves spicy chicken wings will go crazy for this buffalo chicken pizza. Made with ranch dressing, blue cheese, and plenty of hot sauce, it is totally irresistible!
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19. Million Dollar Chicken Casserole

Million Dollar Chicken Casserole will make you feel like you’ve won a million dollars every time you take a bite! This creamy, cheesy casserole is topped with crispy Ritz crackers for a fun crunch.

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Million Dollar Chicken Casserole
This million dollar chicken casserole is supremely creamy, cheesy, and oh-so-easy! Juicy chicken is baked with an irresistible cream sauce, then finished with buttery Ritz crackers for a crispy topping.
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20. Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Fold rotisserie chicken with vegetables and top them with tender dumplings to make Chicken and Dumpling Casserole. You’ll make this easy, satisfying dish again and again.

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole
Chicken and Dumpling Casserole is comfort food at its best! A creamy chicken-and-veggie base is topped with dollops of biscuit dough for an easy dinner you’ll make again and again.
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21. Crockpot Chicken Alfredo

Swap in leftover rotisserie chicken for the chicken breast in this sumptuous yet easy Crockpot Chicken Alfredo. I love to serve this dish for special occasions because it feels out-of-the-ordinary yet it’s not at all difficult to put together!

A plate of crockpot chicken alfredo with a piece of garlic bread on the side.
Crockpot Chicken Alfredo
This crockpot chicken Alfredo pairs a rich, creamy sauce with juicy slow cooked chicken breast and pasta for a satisfying dinner.
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22. Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Much like the buffalo chicken dip linked above, rotisserie chicken shines in this Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip. This is a lightened-up version of your favorite game day dip!

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game-day appetizer! All the flavor of Buffalo Chicken Dip but a skinny version! #buffalochicken #buffalochickendip #dip #appetizer #gamedayappetizer #crockpot #slowcooker
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip
Healthy Buffalo Chicken Dip is a delicious, lighter, no-guilt version of your favorite game day appetizer!
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23. Buffalo Chicken Nachos

If you love buffalo chicken and buffalo chicken dip, you’ll love Buffalo Chicken Nachos! A fun and flavorful appetizer, leftover rotisserie chicken is great when folded into this recipe. Top it with sour cream!

Buffalo Chicken Nachos
Buffalo Chicken Nachos
If you’re looking for a quick and easy appetizer recipe, this Buffalo Chicken Nachos recipe is it!
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24. Delicious Chicken Salad

A classic Chicken Salad is always a hit. My recipe is full of juicy grapes and tender—use rotisserie chicken here!—and is a wonderful lunch or light dinner choice.

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Delicious Chicken Salad Recipe
This is such a tasty chicken salad recipe!
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25. Chicken Spaghetti

Spaghetti twirled with chicken equals Chicken Spaghetti! This recipe is so simple and will create a delicious and filling meal without a lot of time and effort. Rotisserie chicken is your go-to for this meal.

Chicken Spaghetti
This chicken spaghetti recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight. Chicken Spaghetti is an all-time favorite comfort dish the whole family will love.
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