Easy Shredded Chicken Breast Recipe
The Best Shredded Chicken Breast Recipe
This shredded chicken breast recipe is a versatile protein that can accommodate a plethora of diets from the keto diet to the paleo diet or bodybuilding diet. This Shredded chicken breast recipe is easy to prepare and due to the poaching cooking method remains tender and moist. Making it at home is fairly easy, and you get to choose your freshest chicken, add seasonings to your taste, and even make your own mayonnaise if you so desire. After you’ve made this recipe that includes several ingredients known to lift flavor without fat, you can make it in advance and keep in the fridge for a quick and healthy snack or sandwich.
Ingredients for this Shredded Chicken Breast Recipe:
1 large chicken breast or thigh, poached
1 stalk of celery, trimmed, peeled and chopped into small dice
Salt and pepper
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp dijon mustard or 1/2 tsp mustard powder
1 tbsp freeze dried minced red onion or 2 tbsp fresh minced shallot
Optional Shredded Chicken Breast Seasoning
Instructions for this Shredded Chicken Breast Recipe:
In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a low simmer. Season your chicken with salt and pepper and place gently into the water. Cook on medium heat for about 20 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink inside. Set aside to cool.
Rinse the celery stalk. Run your peeler down the front of the stalk to remove any of the overly thick fibers. Chop into a small dice.
Cut your shallot into a small dice or mince.
Once the chicken is cooler to the touch, use your fingers or two forks to pull the meat apart into small pieces. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Add the chopped veggies to the shredded chicken breastand mix together.
Add the ingredients to the bowl and stir well.
Taste the shredded chicken breast for good seasoning. Chill and enjoy by itself or over a healthy mixed greens salad.