The rotisserie chicken at the grocery store is always so tempting—glistening skin, rosemary-garlicky scent, the likes of dinner. So just buy it! It's a wiser splurge than ice cream (from a meal-planning perspective, anyway).
Here are 20 ways to repurpose roast chicken for lunch, dinner, and everything in between. (If the recipe calls for raw chicken, when the recipe instructs to cook it, just throw in the store-bought version and only warm through.)
How do you work away at the leftovers of a roast chicken? Share your ideas in the comments.
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This article was originally published in June last year. It has been updated to include more recipes.
A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).