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10 Rotisserie Chicken Dinners You Can Make In 30 Minutes or Less

Easy Chicken Posole Verde

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This flavorful Chicken Posole Verde dish is a delicious, lightened-up take on traditional Mexican hominy soup—and all you need to get it on the table is 20 minutes, shredded rotisserie chicken. (Reinvent your chicken dinner with even more recipes!)

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Healthy Chicken Salad with Grapes, Cranberries, and Almonds

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Classic chicken salad comes with minimal guilt and cook time when you use rotisserie chicken plus ingredients like red onion and grapes, both which pack a lot of flavor with few calories. Prep and serve this Healthy Chicken Salad with Grapes, Cranberries, and Almonds in just 15 minutes, then plate in a variety of ways: on a bed of lettuce, tucked into a whole-grain pita, or alone.

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Vietnamese Chicken Pho

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If you haven't had Pho, you haven't lived, TBH. And thanks to this recipe for Easy Chicken Pho, you can have the Vietnamese dish ready to slurp in just 20 minutes. The secret ingredients that separate this dish from any ordinary soup with chicken: spicy, metabolism-boosting jalapeño peppers and fish sauce.

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Cumin and Paprika Spiced Chicken Tostadas

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These Cumin- and Paprika-Spiced Chicken Tostadas are basically yummy perfection. They are gooey and cheesy. They take 15 minutes to make. And they taste incredible due to the prominent flavors of both cumin and paprika, both of which have been shown to improve digestion.

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30-Minute Homemade White Chicken Chili

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You could argue that chili is better for cooler temps, but we're fans of this Easy 30-Minute White Chicken Chili year-round. It's a high-protein, low-carb meal that's delicious by itself or with a bit of shredded cheese. (P.S. Here's How to Make Chili 15 Fantastic Ways.)

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Avocado Chicken Salad

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Avocado as a substitute for mayo is basically the greatest swap idea anyone has ever had. You still get that creamy consistency and rich texture, but instead of saturated fats, there's a hefty dose of heart-healthy unsaturated fats, instead. And with just three ingredients, this Avocado Chicken Salad will save you some serious cash, as you probably already have everything you need.

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Southwestern Chicken Cups

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These bite-sized eats are pure genius. Although wonton wrappers are used, the Asian flair stops there. Instead, ingredients like peppers, onions, and black beans give this recipe for Southwestern Chicken Cups a Tex-Mex taste. Bonus: They take just shy of 20 minutes to come together—including oven time.

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BBQ Chicken and Pineapple Quesadillas

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Pineapples are kind of like magic: They can be served grilled, chilled, or as is, and they'll always taste sweet and yummy. In this recipe for BBQ Chicken and Pineapple Quesadillas, they also happen to taste pretty darn delicious when paired with leftover rotisserie chicken, barbeque sauce, a bit of cheese, and some whole-grain quesadilla wraps.

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Easy Chicken Burrito Bowl

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Here's yet another bowl of deliciousness that comes together lightning fast. These Easy Burrito Bowls are endlessly customizable to meet any nutrition or taste request, and adhere to the dump-everything-together dinner concept—you have no excuse not to make this on a weeknight. (For similar quickie recipes, check out these Sheet-Pan Meals That Make Clean-Up a Breeze.)

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Mediterranean Chicken Pinwheels

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Whether it's because of the briny, salty olives, the sweet red peppers, or just the adorableness of this pint-sized eat, one thing's for sure: You must make these Mediterranean Chicken Pinwheels. They're great to pack for work, in kids' lunchboxes, or served as finger food at a party.

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Rotisserie Chicken Skillet

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Sometimes, you just want an everything-in-the-pot-together dish of goodness. This quick Rotisserie Chicken Skillet does the trick, complete with pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, peas, carrots, parsley, and just the right amount of seasoning and spice.

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