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Thursday, February 11, 2010

$2 Dinners- Feed Your Family Twice With Just One Rotisserie Chicken



A tender, juicy rotisserie chicken from the supermarket is one of my favorite $2 Dinners shortcuts, and I love to find new ways to use this economical and incredibly versatile deli treasure. While the “slice-and-serve” aspect is one of the nicest benefits of a rotisserie chicken, the real beauty of this deli convenience food is that it’s a quick and budget-friendly source for cooked chicken to use in recipes. It takes a few minutes to get all the meat off the bones, and yes, it’s kind of messy, but the results are worth it because you get an average of 2 ½ to 3 cups of meat when you’re done.

Because we are thifty gourmets here at $2 Dinners, we know that 2 ½ to 3 cups of meat is enough for not one, but two dinners, and the best part is that you didn’t have to cook the chicken yourself! So what can you do with all that lovely chicken? The possibilities are endless, but the following quick and oh-so-easy recipes will get you started.

3 comments:

UrbanIdeas said...

There is Portuguese recipe that feeds easily 4 people from the chicken breast of rotisserie chicken. As I have some leftover chicken breast, I will make it tomorrow and send you the link. Feel free to use it anywhere you want. Kids love it too!

Penny said...

Obrigado! That sounds wonderful.....I look forward to making it and will make sure everyone knows where it came from!

UrbanIdeas said...

Penny,
Here is the link.Cannot wait for you to try it and letting me know your thoughts:
http://www.food.metroideas.com/2010/02/frango-bras-chicken-with-potato-sticks.html

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