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Kitchen Tip: 3 Ways to Use Heinen’s Rotisserie Chicken

The following recipe, video and photography were provided by our partner, Chef Billy Parisi.

Heinen’s rotisserie chicken is a fresh and versatile ingredient when you’re short on time but craving the flavors of a home-cooked meal.

Located in the Deli Department of your local Heinen’s, it makes a great shortcut for entertaining too. While many people simply eat the meat as is or add it to cold lunchtime sandwiches, it has so much more potential.

In the spirit of easy and rewarding meals that are far from boring, check out three unique ways to elevate this fan-favorite protein.

Rotisserie Chicken Ideas
Kitchen Tip: 3 Ways to Use Heinen’s Rotisserie Chicken
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Buffalo Chicken

  • 2 cups Heinen's rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup buffalo sauce
  • ½ cup ranch dressing
  • ¾ cup Heinen's shredded cheddar cheese

Chicken Salad

  • 3 cups Heinen's rotisserie chicken, chopped
  • ½ yellow onion, peeled and small diced
  • 3 celery ribs, small diced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • ¼ cup shaved almonds
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sliced red grapes (optional)

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen's olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, peeled and small diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 4 cups Heinen's rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup Two Brothers BBQ sauce


Buffalo Chicken Dip

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and mix until combined and smooth.
  3. Transfer to a casserole dish and bake at 350° F for 20 minutes. Serve with veggies and crackers.

Chicken Salad

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix until combined.
  2. Serve by itself or as a sandwich.

Rotisserie Chicken Salad

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

  1. Add the oil to a large saucepan over medium-low heat and cook the onions and garlic for 5-10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  2. Stir in the chicken, then mix in the BBQ sauce until coated.
  3. Serve the BBQ chicken by itself or as a sandwich.

BBQ Rotisserie Chicken Sandwich



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By Chef Billy Parisi
Chef Billy Parisi is a culinary school grad who spent 15 years in the restaurant industry as a line cook, sous chef and executive chef. Now he develops, photographs and films simple and delicious recipes that will make everyone feel like a chef in their own kitchen.

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