Share:

Home Cooking 29

How to avoid dry chicken breast?

stomsf | Apr 15, 2010 02:57 PM

OK, so we're trying to eat healthy, and as a bonus I noticed the other day that boneless chicken breasts were actually cheaper than the boneless chicken thighs I usually get. I am usually partial to dark meat but as we were making the million-dollar chicken recipe I thought any chicken would be fine.

It turned out well and pretty moist, but I recalled how other times I tried to cook chicken breast, whether seared, grilled, sauteed, or baked, it came out rather bland and dry. That's what I liked about chicken thighs -- the darker meat and higher fat content usually meant the meat was nice and juicy.

So, is there a secret to cooking chicken breast that doesn't make it too dry? Other than braising it in butter like my mom used to do (mmmmm, butter)?

Thanks in advance!

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound