Homemade Shredded Chicken

Forget buying shredded chicken. After making this easy, moist Homemade Shredded Chicken Breast recipe you’ll never be tempted to buy it again! It only takes 20 minutes from cooking through shredding and the flavour is fantastic thanks to a special trick that makes for fast and mess-free shredding.

Homemade Shredded Chicken Recipe

4 Serving

20 Minutes

400 Calories


  • 2 Free Range Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tbsp of oil
  • 1 cup of chicken broth


  • Step 1: In a large skillet with a lid, preferably non-stick, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Step 2: Add salt and pepper to the chicken breasts. Add them to the pan to brown for 4 minutes.
  • Step 3: Flip them over and brown for another 4 minutes.
  • Step 4: Add in your chicken broth and reduce it to a medium-low. Place the lid on the skillet and allow to simmer for 5-8 minutes. Note: Chicken should register between 160-165 degrees (it will continue to cook when removed from heat).
  • Step 5: Remove the chicken from the skillet. Allow it to rest for 3 minutes.
  • Step 6: Place the chicken in the bowl of a mixer. Turn the mixer until the chicken is shredded to your desired texture.