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Recipe: Shredded Chicken

Getting ready
Getting ready

In an earlier recipe, I mentioned my plans to write a cookbook, exclusive to recipes using shredded chicken as the key ingredient. This post is chapter 1: “Preparing your key ingredient“. As simple as it sounds, boiling chicken is an art. The trick is to cook the chicken without leaving it too dry. And here is how:


  • Take enough water in a large vessel to fit the chicken pieces and bring it to boil – WITHOUT the chicken
  • Cut the chicken breasts (or other pieces) into sizable chunks
  • Once the water is boiling, reduce the flame & drop the chicken pieces into the vessel
  • While the chicken boils, keep skimming the foamy protein that floats on the top (as shown below)

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