Browse by Cuisine
- Cajun Creole
- Southern US
The history of shredded chicken recipes is a long and delicious one. From the earliest days of cooking, chicken has been a popular ingredient in recipes from all over the world. And while the methods of cooking chicken have changed over the years, the basic idea of shredding the meat to create a delicious and easy-to-eat dish has remained the same.
One of the earliest known recipes for shredded chicken comes from Ancient Rome, where the dish was known as pulmentum. This early version of shredded chicken was made by cooking the meat in a pot with water and spices until it was very tender. Once cooked, the meat was then shredded and mixed with a variety of other ingredients, including eggs, cheese, and bread crumbs. This dish was then fried or baked and served hot.
While the exact origins of shredded chicken are unknown, it is likely that this dish has been around for centuries. In fact, it is thought that shredded chicken may have even been served to the ancient Egyptians. In any case, the popularity of this dish has only grown over the years, with new and innovative recipes being created all the time.
When it comes to making shredded chicken, the key is to cook the chicken properly. Start by placing the chicken in a large pot and covering it with cold water. Bring the water to a boil and then reduce the heat to low. Simmer the chicken for about 20 minutes, or until it is cooked through. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the pot and set it aside to cool. Once cooled, use two forks to shred the chicken. This will make it easier to incorporate into your favorite recipes.
Jump to: Ingredient Breakdown Insights
|plump roma tomato|
|light soy sauce|
|mccormick original taco seasoning|
|zesty italian salad dressing|
|zesty italian dressing|
|cilantro ranch dressing|