Rotisserie rooster is considered one of my stealthiest weeknight cheats to get dinner on the desk FAST. (And I’ve a sense I’m not alone.) It’s able to go on the grocery and succulent and juicy. What’s to not love? There’s no want to easily put an entire rooster in your dinner desk when a world of fast and scrumptious rotisserie rooster recipes is virtually begging to be whipped up.
I’ll say that the flavour of the chickens can fluctuate fairly a bit from retailer to retailer. My favorites in Austin are from Central Market—the Hatch Chile is next-level falling-off-the-bone good. However irrespective of the place you reside, any good grocery retailer will seemingly have a good model. On the times once I need nothing greater than to select up a fast-food meal, I’ll merely minimize up a rotisserie rooster and serve it with a salad and candy potatoes that I baked in my meal-prepping that week.
When you’ve gotten only a little extra time or are feeling a burst of cooking inspiration, attempt considered one of these 9 recipes that take your store-bought chook and switch it into one thing that tastes such as you’ve been slaving on the range all day.
Featured picture by Ashleigh Amoroso.
9 Rotisserie Hen Recipes to Streamline Weeknight Cooking
Thai Chicken Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing
Why We Love It: I have yet to find a dish that spicy peanut sauce doesn’t pair well with. The toppings are endless with this summer-style salad: cut up a fresh avocado or dice a ripe and juicy mango. Whatever you choose to decorate your salad, the colors and flavors don’t disappoint.
Hero Ingredient: This salad’s claim to fame? Its spicy peanut dressing. If you’re not big on the heat packed into this dressing, opt for a little less sriracha.
Hoisin Chicken Cabbage Tacos
Why We Love It: Not only is this recipe a perfect way to use up your rotisserie chicken, but lettuce wrap tacos are also a great way to utilize the remaining romaine that always seems to linger in the fridge. Top with spices like chili and red pepper flakes for a kick and cucumber and lime to keep these tacos light, fresh, and flavorful.
Hero Ingredient: Hoisin sauce flavors this chicken to perfection.
Turmeric Chicken Soup
Why We Love It: If you’re looking to wind down with a warm and cozy but still healthy dish, look no further than this turmeric chicken soup. We love turmeric and all of its benefits in just about every dish. Nutrient-packed ingredients like ginger and chicken broth make this soup one to keep on your radar during cold and flu season, or whenever you need a little pick-me-up (spring allergies are real).
Hero Ingredient: Buckwheat soba noodles are the new elevated take on your classic chicken soup noodle.
Lime-y Chicken Tacos with Carrot, Jicama, & Mint
Why We Love It: I find chicken tacos to sometimes be a hassle, especially when I’m on a tight schedule. Rotisserie chicken is the perfect option that can be used in a pinch for these delicious cilantro-lime tacos.
Hero Ingredient: Don’t pass up the chipotle aioli!
Pesto Chicken Cobb Salad, Family-Style
Why We Love It: This family-style salad is a great way to throw together a variety of healthy ingredients in a short period of time. Rotisserie chicken and soft-boiled eggs bring the protein component to this hearty salad and fresh toppings like red onion and lemon juice add a touch of brightness.
Hero Ingredient: Pesto is the base of this simple dressing, and trust us, it will bring this (or any) summer salad to the next level.
Why We Love It: This recipe has my coronary heart. Thai flavors, particularly these present in pad thai and pad see ew, rank excessive on my all-time favourite dishes. Pizza is correct behind these dishes on that record, so what higher than combining each and serving them as one? Savory Thai peanut sauce coats this rooster and creates a mouth-watering distinction to the hoisin sauce.
Hero Ingredient: High with dry roasted peanuts for a crunchy textural addition.
Why We Love It: Whereas recipe curator and creator of Half Baked Harvest Tieghan Gerard makes use of baked rooster in her recipe, it is a nice alternative to sub in a rotisserie rooster to save lots of time and maximize taste. These enchiladas have a little bit of a kick, the flavors are mellowed by candy toppings like mango and acidic additions like lime juice.
Hero Ingredient: Home made or store-bought, salsa verde is your key to essentially the most scrumptious enchiladas.
Why We Love It: Quinoa salads are considered one of my favourite methods to maintain my meals filling whereas not consuming unhealthier grain choices. This loaded recipe tosses your cooked rooster in a little bit of BBQ sauce for a tangy and candy taste. Plus, it makes use of toppings like corn and avocado to offer the bowl a little bit of a southwestern vibe.
Hero Ingredient: Garnish with cilantro for a pop of inexperienced goodness.
Why We Love It: This garlicky white bean soup is the proper dish to wind down with after a jam-packed day. Cannellini beans are an incredible supply of protein along with your rotisserie rooster, and daring flavors like jalapeno and lemon juice could have your tastebuds dancing.
Hero Ingredient: Minced garlic shouldn’t be skipped.
This submit was initially printed on October 17, 2018, and has since been up to date.