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Shredded chicken (for sandwiches)


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  • 1 litre water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 2 skinless chicken breast fillets, cut in half horizontally, (approx 200-250g each)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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Recipe's preparation

    Chicken
  1. Place water, garlic clove and herbs (if using) into mixing bowl.

  2. Place chicken breasts into Varoma dish. Put Varoma in place and steam 25mins/Varoma/speed 2.

  3. Ensure chicken is cooked through and allow to cool.

  4. Place cooled chicken into mixing bowl with salt and pepper and shred for 7 seconds/Reverse/speed 4.

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Tip

Mix shredded chicken with chopped herbs and TM mayonnaise to be used in sandwiches. It's also great to mix with a mexican tomato  sauce for enchiladas.

Freeze extra shredded chicken for later use.


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  • This is a regular in our house for fillings for...

    Submitted by nlellis on 20. January 2019 - 10:00.

    This is a regular in our house for fillings for sandwiches and addition to salads

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  • PJV: yes!

    Submitted by Sarah Hollingworth on 25. August 2018 - 14:47.

    PJV: yes!

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  • Awesome and lasts well for school lunches

    Submitted by mandigibs on 29. July 2018 - 11:39.

    Awesome and lasts well for school lunches tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Easy - fast and perfect for salads! Thanks

    Submitted by Shonnalouise on 29. April 2018 - 12:51.

    Easy - fast and perfect for salads! Thanks

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  • Love this, very easy. I make weekly for school...

    Submitted by cc888 on 24. March 2018 - 15:53.

    Love this, very easy. I make weekly for school lunch sandwiches and also make salads for work lunches.
    Everyone loves it and comments on flavour!

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  • Super easy! I made a large batch and used for a...

    Submitted by Nicky_C on 14. March 2018 - 11:38.

    Super easy! I made a large batch and used for a chicken pasta bake and the left over chicken is for kid's lunches. So much easier than breaking down a roasted chicken!!

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  • Perfect

    Submitted by Cinilea on 19. November 2017 - 15:59.

    Perfect

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  • Could you double this recipe? Thanks heaps :)

    Submitted by jess1995 on 22. August 2017 - 12:48.

    Could you double this recipe? Thanks heaps tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Loz84a wrote:...

    Submitted by PJV on 22. July 2017 - 21:50.

    Loz84a wrote:
    Hi everyone
    It's my first time doing shredded chicken in thermomix & I've just cooked the chicken in Varoma & allowing it to cool before shredding, it says to place in mixing bowl to shred do I need to take the water,garlic & herbs out prior to putting chicken into shred?

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  • Hi everyone ...

    Submitted by Loz84a on 10. July 2017 - 17:33.

    Hi everyone
    It's my first time doing shredded chicken in thermomix & I've just cooked the chicken in Varoma & allowing it to cool before shredding, it says to place in mixing bowl to shred do I need to take the water,garlic & herbs out prior to putting chicken into shred?

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  • Great recipe for Shredded Chicken Healthier easier...

    Submitted by MHolland on 7. June 2017 - 14:52.

    Great recipe for Shredded Chicken. Healthier, easier and cheaper compared to pulling apart roast chicken from supermarket!

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  • This is a great recipe.

    Submitted by Riet O'Neill on 14. March 2017 - 19:50.

    This is a great recipe.

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  • Delicious! Kids really enjoyed it, beats shredding...

    Submitted by cc888 on 4. March 2017 - 11:53.

    Delicious! Kids really enjoyed it, beats shredding a BBQ chicken! I did for 4 secs as said below also.

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  • Great recipe and so easy. This is a weekly recipe...

    Submitted by shazzamercer on 20. January 2017 - 17:18.

    Great recipe and so easy. This is a weekly recipe on our house! Have also frozen it and works great too!

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  • The effortless shredding is

    Submitted by nataliebacz on 20. November 2016 - 12:14.

    The effortless shredding is my favourite part! 

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  • Good find..   Nice and

    Submitted by Boss Bear Sister cooks on 5. November 2016 - 21:51.

    Good find..

     

    Nice and simple, very happy to have stumbled across this one. Weekly lunches are a little easier now tmrc_emoticons.) thank you. I also only whizzed for 4 seconds rather than 7 and the texture is perfect. I think any longer and it would not be very a pleasing texture  if you add it to mayo etc.

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  • Great recipe - easy and you

    Submitted by cherlyndria77 on 21. August 2016 - 12:13.

    Great recipe - easy and you can make it as flavour filled as you like.  A much better alternative for the kids lunches to packaged ham.  Thank you for sharing!

    tmrc_emoticons.8)

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  • Chicken filling for

    Submitted by ronellem on 28. July 2016 - 15:58.

    Chicken filling for sandwiches- Awesome!

    I had cooked chicken, so just added raw carrot, chopped up, to the filing , as well as more parsley and  smoked paprika as others have suggested.

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  • Perfect! Thank you 

    Submitted by spykee on 27. June 2016 - 18:18.

    Perfect! Thank you  tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Awesome and easy thankyou

    Submitted by nicholebond on 19. June 2016 - 16:16.

    Awesome and easy thankyou

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  • I make a batch weekly since

    Submitted by mnicolls on 4. June 2016 - 21:09.

    I make a batch weekly since finding this fantastic recipe, I add stock to water & whatever herbs are in the fridge also.

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  • Great recipe thank you. I

    Submitted by daisyb43 on 16. March 2016 - 18:57.

    Great recipe thank you. I always have some of this in the fridge and/or freezer. 

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  • For those of you who freeze

    Submitted by Pocketmixer on 12. February 2016 - 02:25.

    For those of you who freeze in individual snap lock bags and use in kids school lunch sandwiches, what's the best way to defrost?

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  • Stupid question but - do you

    Submitted by khitz on 14. January 2016 - 18:39.

    Stupid question but - do you put them in the varoma bowl or tray and does it make an difference? If they're in the bowl they are ontop of each other, do you need to have 'holes' free for steam to come through???

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  • Perfect - thank you!

    Submitted by karls.g on 28. December 2015 - 08:23.

    Perfect - thank you!

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  • Don't know why I didn't try

    Submitted by Sammy27 on 6. November 2015 - 23:32.

    Don't know why I didn't try this sooner! So easy.

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  • Cooked for 20 mins and found

    Submitted by hayleybug on 4. November 2015 - 13:34.

    Cooked for 20 mins and found it much better. 

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  • This easy recipe is awesome

    Submitted by Desmitty on 3. November 2015 - 12:22.

    This easy recipe is awesome and so much more cost effective than buying a BBQ chicken For school and work lunches.

    I varied the recipe by using the quirky paprika chicken recipe. I sprinkled smoked paprika, seasoning, garlic powder and salt onto the chicken before steaming. The result was amazing, I'll definitely be making again.

    Thanks for sharing.

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  • Stupid question I'm sure but

    Submitted by Housewife92 on 12. September 2015 - 08:21.

    Stupid question I'm sure but do you empty the water from the bowl before shredding the chicken? 

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  • Yum! So simple but retains so

    Submitted by Louisa1979 on 2. August 2015 - 13:15.

    Yum! So simple but retains so much flavour. Will now do regularly and use in sandwiches and salads.

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  • This is amazing. We add

    Submitted by matthewlachlan on 24. July 2015 - 08:59.

    This is amazing. We add Mexican Seasoning for tacos

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  • Love this simple recipe ...

    Submitted by Patoiswife on 21. June 2015 - 16:32.

    Love this simple recipe ... us it nearly every week for kids' lunch wraps. Sometimes marinade portions in teriyaki sauce and use for sushi rolls. 

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  • As I have said before, I

    Submitted by Queen T - Thermo Cooking on 1. June 2015 - 16:23.

    As I have said before, I can't believe it took me so long to start doing this!  Now a weekly staple.  Thank you for doing the thinking for me.

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  • Fantastic recipe. So easy &

    Submitted by phallett on 26. May 2015 - 20:29.

    Fantastic recipe. So easy & turned out great. Thank you.

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  • Perfect! Soooo easy 

    Submitted by RachB81 on 18. May 2015 - 16:27.

    Perfect! Soooo easy  tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Love this!  Wondering if

    Submitted by lauren7947 on 11. May 2015 - 20:16.

    Love this!  Wondering if there's a similar recipe using the simmering basket.......less washing up! tmrc_emoticons.-) tmrc_emoticons.-)

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  • Worked really well and was

    Submitted by JeffnJulie on 18. April 2015 - 15:18.

    Worked really well and was greatly appreciated as a sandwich filler.  We were amazed at the perfect texture created in the Thermomix.  Thank You

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  • Super easy to make with a

    Submitted by Thermokristie on 26. March 2015 - 13:36.

    Super easy to make with a delicious result! I didnt even wait for it to cool before shredding. A big hit with the whole family! Love the tip to freeze it too...

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  • Easy recipe.  This will save

    Submitted by ajones111 on 23. March 2015 - 12:45.

    Easy recipe.  This will save our family money on store bought chicken for sandwiches.  Thank you

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  • super easy, once shredded you

    Submitted by r0chelle on 17. March 2015 - 11:58.

    super easy, once shredded you can bag and freeze for use later on - perfect

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  • So quick and easy! I have

    Submitted by Brooklet on 15. March 2015 - 19:50.

    So quick and easy! I have frozen snack size bags with shredded chicken, easy to add to an omelette for a lazy dinner. I added lemon pepper seasoning and mixed with a boiled egg, celery and a tablespoon of plain yoghurt for a nice wrap filling. 

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  • Why haven't I been doing this

    Submitted by Queen T - Thermo Cooking on 14. March 2015 - 16:17.

    Why haven't I been doing this before.  This recipe is awesome.  I have just done 6 chicken breasts, and now have enough chicken for some scrolls, our lunch and to freeze for lunchboxes during the school week!  Thank you, I will be making again and again!

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  • SEN-BLOODY-SATIONAL!!! this

    Submitted by bexsolomon on 12. March 2015 - 19:35.

    SEN-BLOODY-SATIONAL!!!

    this is now a weekly staple in our house for lunches. I add 1/2 tbs of paprika prior to shredding as per the comments below. 

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  • Can you put chicken in both

    Submitted by Peggy Gosatti on 11. March 2015 - 21:40.

    Can you put chicken in both layers of the varoma?

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  • great, thank you

    Submitted by kirsty1688 on 4. March 2015 - 14:07.

    great, thank you

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  • Perfect! I sliced the chicken

    Submitted by katymg99 on 14. February 2015 - 15:40.

    Perfect! I sliced the chicken in half and steamed for less time So still moist. Used the shredded chicken in school lunches and stir fries. Thanks!

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  • Lael wrote:  

    Submitted by Lael on 9. February 2015 - 16:15.

    Lael

     

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  • I

    Submitted by Lael on 9. February 2015 - 16:13.

    I

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  • Love this recipe! I'm making

    Submitted by Lael on 9. February 2015 - 16:06.

    Love this recipe! I'm making it my staple for salad chicken! When I shredded the chicken I whizzed for the 4 seconds recommended below in other comments and also added in a 1/2 teaspoon of smokey paprika which added even more flavour! Next time I might grate in some lemon zest or dried herbs such as marjarom. ...So much healthier and tastier than what I can buy at deli in Woolies!

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  • very yum and so easy!!  

    Submitted by MandoMac86 on 2. February 2015 - 21:15.

    very yum and so easy!!

     

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