How to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix

See just how easy it is to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix.. this makes the most delicious sandwich filling!

How to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix

Using the Thermomix to steam & shred chicken breasts is a fantastic (and healthy) way to prepare this classic sandwich filling- and best of all, it’s SO simple!!

See just how easy it is to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix.. this makes the most delicious sandwich filling!

First of all, let’s get through the steps to steam a chicken breast…

See just how easy it is to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix.. this makes the most delicious sandwich filling!

HOW TO STEAM A CHICKEN BREAST IN THE THERMOMIX

Step 1. Make a slit in a large chicken breast (approx 400g) so that you can open it up flat.

Step 2. Place 1000g (1 litre) of water into the Thermomix bowl. Add 1 tsp chicken stock powder (optional – see recipe card for notes).

Step 3. Place the cut chicken breast flat onto the Varoma tray.

Step 4. Cook on Varoma, Speed 2, 20 minutes.

 

HOW TO SHRED A CHICKEN BREAST IN THE THERMOMIX

Step 1. Drain the water from the Thermomix bowl (that you just used to steam the chicken breast).

Step 2. Cut the chicken breast in half and place into the Thermomix bowl.

Step 3. Chop on Reverse, Speed 4, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat until you have a consistency you like (I generally shred my chicken for a total of 10 seconds).

Step 4. Optional – add whole egg mayonnaise, a squeeze of lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix on Reverse Speed 2 until combined (this makes a really yummy sandwich filling).

See just how easy it is to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix.. this makes the most delicious sandwich filling!

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How to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix

 

How to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix

See just how easy it is to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix.. this makes the most delicious sandwich filling!

Course lunch box, Lunchbox Ideas
Cuisine lunch, sandwich filling, thermomix
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 serves

Ingredients

  • 400 g chicken breast
  • 1000 g water
  • 1 tsp chicken stock
  • whole egg mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and pepper, to flavour

Instructions

  1. Make a slit in a large chicken breast (approx 400g) so that you can open it up flat. 

  2. Place 1000g (1 litre) of water into the Thermomix bowl. Add 1 tsp chicken stock powder (see notes). 

  3. Place the cut chicken breast flat onto the Varoma tray and cook on Varoma, Speed 2, 20 minutes. 

  4. To shred the chicken, drain the water from the Thermomix bowl. Cut the chicken breast in half and place into the Thermomix bowl.

  5. Chop on Reverse, Speed 4, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat until you have a consistency you like (I generally shred my chicken for a total of 10 seconds).

  6. * Optional step - add whole egg mayonnaise, a squeeze of lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix on Reverse Speed 2 until combined (this makes a really yummy sandwich filling).

Recipe Notes

You can substitute the chicken stock powder for vegetable stock, or leave it out and add fresh herbs instead. 

See just how easy it is to steam & shred chicken breasts in the Thermomix.. this makes the most delicious sandwich filling!

 

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