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Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded chicken. Just roast a bird on Sunday (or grab a pre-roasted one at the supermarket, no judgement) and use the meat for these 15 lifesaving recipes all week long.

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Easy Rotisserie Chicken Ramen

Traditional ramen can take an entire weekend to make. This genius recipe takes 20 minutes and tastes about a million times better than the stuff you ate in college.

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Chicken Parmesan Baked Pasta

The ultimate no-fuss comfort food. (Can we have seconds?)

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Peanut Noodles with Chicken

This recipe by Coterie member Heidi Larsen is all about the creamy sauce.

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Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken

Get summer barbecue vibes without the hassle of firing up the grill.

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20-Minute Chipotle Chicken Chili

Serve with scallions, sour cream and lots of shredded cheddar cheese.

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Spinach, Mushroom and Chicken Quesadillas

Feel free to sub in your favorite veggies (but the O.G. is hard to beat).

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Spring Rolls with Vietnamese Chicken and Avocados

No forks allowed.

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Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Store-bought gnocchi + shredded chicken = weeknight dinner goals.

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Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Look up “comfort food” in the dictionary and you’ll find this masterpiece.

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White Lasagna Chicken Soup

The best-ever use for broken lasagna noodles.

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15-Minute Buffalo Chicken Sliders

As perfect for a last-minute party app (no one will ever guess they only take 15 minutes) as they are for a quick post-work dinner.

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Greek Chicken Spaghetti Squash Bake

This quick dish by Coterie member Liz Falcigno is dairy-free, gluten-free and totally Whole-30-friendly.

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Avocado Chicken Salad

This lighter take on classic chicken salad swaps out most of the mayo for avocado. So genius.

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Zippy Orzo Summer Salad

With tons of herbs and a bright lemony dressing.

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Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

It's a filling dinner on its own…but a few slices of crusty bread never hurt anyone.

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