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The BEST Way To Reheat Shredded Chicken

I've tested several different reheating methods to find out which one delivers the juiciest and most flavorful shredded chicken.
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Course: Ingredient
Cuisine: American
Keyword: reheat shredded chicken, shredded chicken
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 175kcal



  • 1 portion shredded chicken
  • 1 tbsp water or chicken broth


  • Put the shredded chicken in a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Add a tablespoon of liquid per portion of shredded chicken and cover the bowl with some plastic wrap.
  • Pierce a few holes in the plastic wrap so the steam can escape.
  • Heat the shredded chicken for 30 seconds on full power.
  • Check the chicken. If it’s not done, stir the chicken and put it back in the microwave in 15-second increments until it is piping hot.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 175kcal