Looking for a fast and flavourful way to jazz up your lunchtime routine? Look no further than this delicious and easy rotisserie chicken salad! With tender pre-cooked chicken, crunchy snow peas, and a tangy dressing, this salad is sure to be a hit.
IN THIS POST: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS EASY ROTISSERIE CHICKEN SALAD
Rotisserie chicken – its basically the rockstar of pre-cooked poultry. Its a whole chicken that’s been roasted on a spit until it’s juicy, flavourful, and crispy on the outside. You can find it in grocery stores and markets, ready to be used in salads, sandwiches, and pretty much any recipe that calls for cooked chicken. Its convenient, delicious, and a lifesaver when you don’t feel like cooking. Checkout all tips in our FAQ section below.
Salad dressing – With just a few ingredients and a quick shake, this dressing is very versatile and can be used in many recipes on any side salad. Cooks tip: to mellow the garlic taste, blanch the garlic by placing the peeled garlic in a small bowl and cover with hot boiled water for 5 minutes. Remove and pat dry
Long red chilli – the long red chilli is milder that the short fat chilli. Removing the seeds further reduce the heat.
Snow peas – snow peas have a stringy seam along the side, gently pull it off with your fingers. This will make the snow peas more pleasant to eat and easier to cook.
EASY ROTISSERIE CHICKEN SALAD: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
It is up to personal preference, but most people prefer to remove the skin and bones before adding the chicken to their salad.
Some popular additions to this salad are cherry tomatoes and diced bell peppers.
This is a personal preference. Shredding the chicken can make it easier to mix with other ingredients, while chopping it into bite-sized pieces can make it easier to eat.
Yes, you can use the chicken while still warm, but be sure to let it cool slightly before adding it to your salad so it doesn’t wilt the greens.
Serve immediately as cooked, or store in the refrigerator at or below 5C, as soon as possible following purchase (within two hours). Consume within 24 hours of purchase and do not reheat.