Easy Shredded Chicken Breast Hack Recipe | Yummly

Easy Shredded Chicken Breast Hack

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3Ingredients
35Minutes
130Calories
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To plan for busy weeknights, prepping ahead is a lifesaver, and this little trick is one everyone should know. Batch-cook chicken breasts and then shred them using a stand mixer. The 3 pounds of chicken will yield 9 cups shredded, enough for 3 recipes that each use 3 cups. And it keeps frozen up to 3 months. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Ashley Strickland Freeman.

Ingredients

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  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 6 breast pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
    2. Arrange chicken breasts on the parchment paper and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake until the juices run clear in the center (cut to test), 25-30 minutes.
    3. While chicken is still hot, cut or tear it in half or thirds. Transfer half of the chicken to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Turn the mixer to low and “mix” until the chicken begins to shred into bite-size pieces. Remove the shredded chicken and repeat the process until all is shredded.
    4. Use chicken immediately, or store in 3 (3-cup) portions: Place the shredded chicken in zip-top plastic bags and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Or freeze for up to 3 months.
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    NutritionView More

    130Calories
    Sodium14% DV330mg
    Fat5% DV3.5g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs0% DV0g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories130Calories from Fat25
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat3.5g5%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol75mg25%
    Sodium330mg14%
    Potassium420mg12%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat25
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate0g0%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars0g0%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium2%
    Iron0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Reviews(3)

    the recipe is very delicikus
    Marta a month ago
    I braised the chicken because I wanted it for a chicken enchilada casserole. Shredded it this way and it was fantastic! It did not take forever to shred. Thanks!
    Sally Dowling a month ago
    Haven’t made it yet but I’m going to shred my chicken this way.

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