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3 easy recipes to use up your leftover rotisserie chicken

Let’s face it, picking up a rotisserie chicken is an ingrained Aussie tradition if you have friends popping over. Plus, all major supermarkets sell hot chooks.

They’re convenient, if you don’t have three hours to roast a chicken yourself, and they are a healthier choice – if you don’t eat the skin – for people that want a lean source of protein instead of other chicken takeaway places, like KFC!

So what can you do with your leftover chicken? Here are some super simple meals to throw together with very little effort….

3 simple recipes to make to use up your leftover chicken

Rotisserie chickens are fresh-cooked, seasoned, whole chickens are inexpensive and ready to eat. Not only are they nutritious but they are also full of protein. The breast is the healthiest part and the thigh the least favourite.

BBQ Chicken Wrap

Serves 1

Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: mins

Use a roast chicken from your local supermarket to make this quick and easy, healthy chicken wrap.

Swap the salad ingredients to use your family’s favourite combinations or produce you have on hand.

These wraps are a great alternative to the lunchbox sandwich and a great way to add extra vegetables into your day.

Ingredients (Makes 1 serve)

  • 1 pieces low carb wrap (48 grams)
  • 1 tsp reduced fat mayonnaise (4 grams)
  • 1/2 cup skinless BBQ Chicken, shredded (82.5 grams) 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded (15 grams)
  • 1/4 tomato, diced (25 grams)
  • 1/2 medium carrot, grated (35 grams)
  • 1/4 red onion, finely sliced (25 grams)
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

  • Spread wrap evenly with mayonnaise, then top with shredded BBQ chicken, followed by salad ingredients.
    Season with salt and pepper, then roll the wrap tightly and slice through the centre to serve.

386 calories

BBQ Chicken Toastie

Use a roast chicken from your local supermarket to make this quick and easy, BBQ chicken toastie.

Served simply with the classic combination of cheese and tomato, this high protein toastie will keep you fuelled through the afternoon.

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BBQ Chicken Salad

Use a roast chicken from your local supermarket to make this quick and easy, healthy chicken salad that you could make in a larger portion and serve as a family meal.

Swap the salad ingredients to use your family’s favourite combinations or produce you have on hand.

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