Perfectly Cooked Shredded Chicken

An easy how-to for making perfectly cooked, shredded chicken in the oven or Instant Pot for use in any recipe calling for shredded chicken.


Oven Ingredients: - Chicken Breasts - Salt and Pepper - Chicken Broth Instant Pot Ingredients: - Chicken Thighs - Salt & Pepper - Chicken Broth

Step 1

Oven Method: If frozen, place chicken in a sealed, waterproof baggie and remove any air. Place in cold water until thawed, about 20 to 30 minutes.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove chicken from water and place in a baking dish. Season both sides with salt and pepper, pour in the water and cover with foil or lid.

Step 3

Bake for 25 -35 minutes, depending on thickness of chicken, or until chicken is cooked through.

Step 4

Transfer chicken to a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment and beat on medium-high until perfectly shredded. I

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