This no-fail easy shredded chicken is my go-to chicken recipe for burritos, casseroles, tacos, sandwiches and any dish that calls for cooked chicken. Recipe yields 4 servings. Feel free to double it.
Keyword chicken, healthy, pulled, quick, shredded
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 10minutes
2medium boneless chicken breastshalved
salt and pepper to taste
Heat a heavy duty skillet to medium heat. Add the vegetable oil and chicken breasts, sprinkle salt and pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden in color. Add 1/4 cup water and cover, simmer for 6-7 minutes.
Transfer chicken breasts to a bowl, allow to cool, and shred the chicken meat with 2 forks.
Cover leftover chicken in fridge for up to 3 days.