MOLINE, Ill. — It's that time of the week again, and we're here to help you with all your meal-prepping needs!
News 8's Shelby Kluver and Hy-Vee Registered Dietician Nina Struss show you how to transform the rotisserie chicken into three flavor-packed recipes for those busy weeknights.
If you're short on time, rotisserie chicken is easy to work with and a healthy source of protein, with about 24 grams in a 3-ounce serving. Chicken is also packed with B-Vitamins which are a fundamental source of energy.
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#1 - Salad
- Add sliced rotisserie chicken to a salad kit
#2 - Sandwiches & Wraps
- Mix chicken slices with chipotle mayo and whatever raw veggies you have on hand. Roll into a whole-wheat tortilla, or use whole-grain bread. Eat cold or grill for a warm and satisfying meal.
#3 - Quesadilla
- Combine shredded rotisserie chicken with a pinch of cumin. Spoon on one half of a whole-wheat tortilla. Sprinkle with shredded Monterey Jack or other cheese. Fold in half and heat in a non-stick skillet on both sides until crispy and brown. No butter or oil needed! Serve with salsa on the side.
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