National Rotisserie Chicken Day | June 2

National Rotisserie Chicken Day | June 2


On June 2nd each year, chicken lovers celebrate National Rotisserie Chicken Day. While there a numerous ways to cook a whole chicken, rotisserie chicken offers a slow cooking method that seals in flavor.


When cooking chicken using a rotisserie chicken, the whole chicken is cooked on a rotisserie or spit that turns continuously over a heat source. This process slowly roasts and sears the skin to seal in the flavor. The result is a tender and juicy chicken. Some cooks inject rotisserie chicken with a blend of seasonings to give increase the flavor. The popularity of rotisserie chicken continues to grow as the health benefits of it become more widely known.

Rotisserie chicken goes well with a variety of side dishes, too. Whether you like traditional salads, potatoes, rice, and steamed vegetables, or more elaborate dishes, you will not go wrong. You can even use the leftovers in many ways, including salads, sandwiches, and casseroles. It is just as delicious cold as it is hot, too.

HOW TO OBSERVE Rotisserie Chicken Day

Pick up some rotisserie chicken to celebrate! It is perfect for lunch or dinner. You can also share your favorite recipes. What do you serve with your rotisserie chicken? We have an excellent selection of side dish recipes to try, too. Be sure to check them out. Share photos of your friends and family on social media enjoying rotisserie chicken and include #RotisserieChickenDay in the post.

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Boston Market Restaurants founded National Rotisserie Chicken Day in April of 2015 to celebrate the delicious and tender flavor achieved through slow-cooked rotisserie chicken.

In May of 2015, the Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed the day to be observed on June 2nd, annually.

National Rotisserie Chicken Day June 2

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