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The BEST Way To Reheat Shredded Chicken

Shredded chicken is such a versatile ingredient. It's used in everything from meal-prep meals, pasta, salads, tacos, you name it!
So it's no wonder that you may be planning on bulking-cooking your shredded chicken and reheating it later. But how do you rehat it without it drying out you might ask.
Well, you're in luck. I have tested every reheating method imaginable to fund out what delivers the juiciest, least dry, 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