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Sous Vide Shredded Chicken Breast

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, chicken breast, shredded chicken, sous vide
Prep Time 5 minutes
Hands-On Cook Time 5 minutes
Sous Vide Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste



  1. Set sous vide machine to 65.5C/150F.

  2. Season chicken breasts with salt to taste. Place chicken in freezer bag with olive oil and thyme, and remove the air through a vacuum sealer or the displacement method. Drop the bag in the bath for an hour.


  1. Remove bag from bath. Take chicken out of the bag, pat dry and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Heat up large skillet on medium high and add oil. Sear chicken breasts for 60 seconds on each side, or until browned. Remove from pan, and place on a plate to rest for 5 minutes. Once rested, shred chicken with fork. Use this delicious, juicy shredded chicken in a bbq sandwich, chicken noodle soup or anything else. Enjoy!