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Shredded Chicken

Shredded Chicken

Author Isis


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups water


  1. Heat oil, in large skillet, over medium heat
  2. Sprinkle chicken breasts with the salt and pepper
  3. Add the chicken breasts to the hot skillet and brown about 4 minutes per side
  4. Add the water and reduce heat to low
  5. Cover the skillet and simmer about 15-20 minutes
  6. Remove from heat and let the chicken rest for 5 minutes
  7. Place the chicken and about 1 cup of the cooking liquid in the bowl of a stand mixer
  8. Turn the mixer on low and mix until the chicken is shredded to your desired texture
  9. Toss the chicken with cooking liquid as needed
  10. Enjoy!