This rotisserie chicken recipe is so easy to make with simple seasonings on your grill. Occasional basting with a butter mixture ensures crispy skin and moist meat. Our family loves this!
Rotisserie chicken is perfect as the main dish with French fries and coleslaw, or with any number of other sides.
Rotisserie Chicken Ingredients
- Spices and Herbs
- Roasting Pan and Rack
How Long Is Rotisserie Chicken Good For?
A cooked rotisserie chicken should stay good for about four days in a shallow, airtight container in the refrigerator.
Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate.(Reheat rotisserie chicken in the oven)
Season chicken cavity with a pinch of salt. Tie legs together with kitchen string; then tie wings to the bird. Secure chicken on a rotisserie attachment.
Place rotisserie over the preheated grill and cook for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, quickly mix together butter, 1 tablespoon of salt, paprika, and pepper. Turn the grill down to medium and baste chicken with butter mixture.
Close the lid and cook over medium heat, basting occasionally, until chicken is cooked through and the internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F (83 degrees C), 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Remove chicken from the rotisserie and let rest for 10 to 15 minutes before carving.
How to Use Rotisserie Chicken？
1. Rotisserie Chicken Salad
Shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces and mix it with mayonnaise, diced celery, red onion, and some seasonings. Serve it on a bed of lettuce, in a sandwich, or as a wrap for a quick and nutritious meal.
2. Rotisserie Chicken Tacos
Shred the chicken and toss it with your favorite taco seasonings. Serve it in warm tortillas and add your choice of toppings such as salsa, guacamole, shredded cheese, and sour cream. This is a good rotisserie chicken dinner ideas
3. Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup
Simmer the chicken with chicken broth, vegetables, and noodles for a comforting and hearty meal. Don't forget to add some fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon for extra flavor.
4. Chicken Pot Pie
Combine the chicken with a creamy sauce, mixed vegetables, and top it all off with a flaky pie crust. Bake until golden brown and enjoy a comforting, homemade pot pie.
5. Chicken and Rice Casserole
Top it with cheese and bake until bubbly. This chicken and rice casserole is a crowd-pleaser and perfect for family dinners.
6. Buffalo Chicken Dip
Shred the rotisserie chicken and mix it with cream cheese, hot sauce, shredded cheddar cheese, and ranch dressing. Bake until it's hot and bubbly, and serve with tortilla chips, celery sticks, or carrot sticks.
8. Chicken Quesadillas
Cook them in a pan until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy. Serve with salsa, sour cream, or guacamole.