Steamed and Shredded Chicken

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Serves 4-6 Prep Time 2 minutes   Cook Time 13 minutes   Rated:

Shredded Chicken...just so simple! And less of a recipe, more of a method. To be used across all sorts of recipes. I have LOADS of uses for shredded chicken. It also freezes really well in portion sizes for easy thawing on demand. So if you are into batch cooking, get onto this straight away. I am amazed at how easily 2 chicken breasts can become enough shredded chicken to feed 4-6 adults...there's magic in that shredding somewhere!

Adding flavour in the form of liquid stock or aromatics rather than using straight water is also totally acceptable!

(If you wanted more chicken and you have a Thermomix 6, dispense with the simmering basket and use the blade cover. You can then probably add another 2 chicken breasts depending on the size used.)

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Cut the chicken into large pieces, and place into simmering basket and insert into Thermomix bowl. Add water to bowl and cook 13 min/100°C/speed 3. Check that the chicken is cooked. Add a couple of minutes if necessary although the chicken should not be dry.


Drain the bowl of water and place the cooked chicken into the bowl. Add seasoning to taste. Shred 4 sec/Reverse/speed 5.


Serve as you wish. See our suggestions below!

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