If you enjoy eating rotisserie chicken, you’ll be glad to know that this is a healthy dish that’s versatile and budget friendly. This is great news for busy families who enjoy fast, no-fuss meals! Rotisserie chicken doesn’t require much work, and it’s generally a crowd-pleaser for all tastes and ages. And, depending on the size of your family, you might even have leftovers to use in a soup or salad later in the week!

This post reviews the nutrition and ingredients in rotisserie chicken and why it’s a great pick for healthy eating.

Nutrition Facts on Rotisserie Chicken

The table below summarizes the nutrition information for a 3-ounce serving of rotisserie chicken, with the skin off. The breast is the leanest part of the chicken, while the thigh is the fattiest. The good news is that both parts of the chicken are packed with vitamins and minerals.


Thigh, Skin Off

Breast, Skin Off





21 grams

24 grams


9 grams

3 grams


0 grams

0 grams


30% of the DV

51% of the DV


15% of the DV

9% of the DV

Vitamin B12

15% of the DV

10% of the DV


15% of the DV

17% of the DV


36% of the DV

36% of the DV


15% of the DV

7% of the DV

Rotisserie Chicken Ingredients

Most people buy a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the grocery store. It’s a quick and easy meal that you can get on the table in minutes! However, these chickens are often coated in seasoning blends that contain additives like sodium phosphates and natural flavor. You can avoid these additives by removing the skin or preparing rotisserie chicken yourself.

Benefits of Eating Rotisserie Chicken

Rositerrise chicken is a healthy choice for people who want a lean source of protein but don’t care to cook an elaborate meal. The key is to choose your chicken wisely so that you don’t get more sodium and additives than needed.

The benefits to eating rotisserie chicken are

  • Inexpensive. Rotisserie chickens can cost as little as $5 and feed a whole family! In fact, Costco sells 100 million rotisserie chickens every year - and they’ve been the same price for over a decade!
  • Convenient. Not only can you get dinner on the table in just minutes, but cleanup is minimal. Serve the chicken with steamed vegetables for a complete and balanced meal.
  • Versatile. If you don’t eat all of the chicken, that’s not a problem! You can eat it for leftovers or add it to a soup or salad.
  • Low in calories. Because rotisserie chicken is not fried, it’s low in fat and calories. It gets its flavor from the juices circulating throughout the meat.
  • Packed with nutrients. Rotisserie chicken has plenty of nutrients and is a good source of lean protein. You can eat it most days of the week, as long as you’re getting your other nutrients.

For the best rotisserie chicken, order from La Rosa Chicken and Grill! We have healthy, preservative-free, and hormone-free chicken cooked on a rotisserie!

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