Healthy meal prep for fit bodies: shredded chicken

Use a rotisserie bird four ways with this simple trick.

Athletes know that planning out meals in advance is one of the keys to success in achieving wellness goals. That’s why we created our healthy meal prep series. Previously we shared tricks to elevate overnight oats and master bento boxes. This week, how to save time with a simple method for rotisserie chicken.


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FIT CHEF HOW-TO: Shred Rotisserie Chicken

“Using a store-bought rotisserie chicken is an easy hack for saving time,” says San Francisco-based chef Lynda Marren. Use one fork to hold the chicken steady. In the other hand, use another fork to pull the meat away from the bones, scraping the chicken flesh into small, shredded pieces. This results in fluffier pieces and is easier than using your hands. Or, place chicken breasts or thighs into the bowl of a stand mixer and begin mixing on the slow setting, gradually turning up to medium until the meat is shredded.


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