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Making 3 meals with 1 rotisserie chicken

Updated on April 8, 2014

Rotisserie chicken

Make 3 meals with 1 chicken
Make 3 meals with 1 chicken

The grocery list

Each meal will serve 2-4 people

First thing to do is go buy the following items. We usually choose Sams club because we have a membership and it's just easiest for us

  • 1 rotisserie chicken
  • 1 loaf of french bread, or Italian bread
  • 1 bag or 3 heads of romaine lettuce
  • 1 onion
  • 1 can chicken broth or one bullion cube
  • 1 avocado
  • sour cream, tortilla chips (optional)
  • 3-4 carrots
  • 1 can black olives
  • 1 can cheap salsa
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 bag of egg noodles
  • 2-3 stalks of celery
  • butter
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • croutons, cheese, salad fixings that you like
  • olive oil
  • Garlic cloves
  • salt & pepper
  • shredded cheese

Meal 1-rotisserie chicken with buttered bread, baked asparagus, and salad

  • Cut up and serve chicken as you normally would
  • Serve with fresh slices of Italian/french bread and butter
  • baked asparagus (wash asparagus, cover with olive oil, salt & pepper, and chopped garlic) cook for 12-15 minutes in oven on a foil covered pan
  • make a side salad
  • Serve all together


Meal 2-homemade chicken soup

  • Pick off as much chicken as you can from the carcass, and place in a sealed container
  • Place carcass of chicken in stock pot and fill with water until its just covered, bring to a boil
  • Strain carcass from pot, and pour remaining liquid into a crock pot, with either 1 can chicken broth, or one chicken bullion cube
  • add chopped carrots, salt and pepper, chopped celery, chopped potatoes, some chopped onion and cook on low for 4-6 hours, or until veggies are tender
  • cook egg noodles as described on the bag, add as many as you'd like to the soup and eat!


Chicken quesadilla's

Meal 3-chicken quesadillas

  • warm a large skillet on the stove
  • place one flour tortilla in skillet, add saved chopped chicken, salsa, cheese, olives, onion, avocado,
  • place another tortilla on top of that and press down on the two halves with either a meat press or a smaller size skillet
  • Serve with tortilla chips, more chopped romaine and sour cream if desired


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    • Dan Barfield profile image

      Dan Barfield 5 years ago from Gloucestershire, England, UK

      Nice hub! I like the recipes and I like the frugality. I'm a big believer in making food go a long way. It's funny how leftover based meals are often even better than the one that sparked them off.