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National Rotisserie Chicken Day - June 2
Sun, Jun 2, 2024

National Rotisserie Chicken Day

June 2 offers another reason to enjoy national food when the calendar indicates National Rotisserie Chicken Day. Americans adore this dish and are delighted if it is basted in their favorite sauce.

History

Chicken has been cooked over open fires since the 14th century. Roasting mechanisms were far from perfect, and meat was turned over manually. The invention of grills facilitated cooking and contributed to the spread of its popularity. Ready-made rotisserie chicken appeared in supermarkets in the middle of the last century. The holiday was invented by Boston Market Restaurants in 2015 as a tribute to the classic recipe.

Interesting Facts

Rotisserie chicken is cooked over low heat, which helps to preserve the taste and juiciness.

  1. The dish is known as tandoori chicken in India.
  2. 600 million rotisserie chickens are sold in the USA every year. The product is present on the shelves of large, medium, and small grocery stores.
  3. Its shelf life in the refrigerator is 3-4 days (at a temperature not exceeding 4 degrees Celsius).

It is a dietary product often included in low-carbohydrate diets.

How to Take Part

Buy rotisserie chicken for a family dinner or arrange lunch in your office. Buy a grill and organize a picnic in your backyard with invited guests. It’s simple and fun. Use an unusual recipe and share a photo of the result.

Rotisserie chicken is nutritious, affordable, and a healthy substitute for burgers and nuggets. This dish saves you money without sacrificing delicious food rich in nutrients.

When is National Rotisserie Chicken Day celebrated in 2024?

National Rotisserie Chicken Day is observed on June 2 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Sunday June 2 2024
Monday June 2 2025
Tuesday June 2 2026
Wednesday June 2 2027
Thursday June 2 2028
Friday June 2 2029

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