We recently got a new Costco in our town. It wasn’t long before I discovered the Costco rotisserie chicken.  Have you ever wondered what to do with a Costco rotisserie chicken?  If so, I’ve got you covered!

Costco rotisserie chickens cost just $5 in our store. And they are huge! I can’t buy a raw whole chicken of that size for $5, so getting one already cooked is a great deal.

After buying several of these and realizing that I can feed my family of 6 twice from one chicken, I decided to try using them to stock my freezer.

Your mileage may vary, but for my family there’s enough meat for me to make 5-6 meals out of 3 chickens. The last time I went to Costco, I bought three chickens. We brought them home and took all the meat off the bones. The meat yielded enough for 5 different recipes.

I froze the meat in plastic freezer bags in about 2 cup quantities. It’s so nice to have chicken already cooked and frozen, ready to go. There are lots and lots of recipes that use cooked chicken on this site alone. I’ve pulled 13 of my favorite recipes to share with you here.

Of course, if you don’t have a Costco, or you’d just rather cook your own chicken to freeze, that works too. Try this Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker.

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And here are the 13 recipes to use Costco rotisserie chicken in:  

 Chicken Enchiladas with Red Sauce and White Cheese

 

 Chicken Alfredo Pasta Bake with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

 

 Chicken Casserole – Lightened Up

 

Chicken and Broccoli Stuffed Shells with Alfredo Sauce

 

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

 

Italian Chicken and Rice Casserole

 

Pumpkin Black Bean Chicken Chili in the Slow Cooker

 

Quick and Easy Chicken Tomato Basil Soup

 

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings with Gnocchi

 

Vietnam Fried Rice

 

Vietnamese Style Chicken Noodle Soup

 

White Chicken Enchiladas

 

Chicken Tortilla Soup