HOW TO

Cut Chicken Breast Across the Grain

- josie + nina

“Taking the time to learn something new in the kitchen actually saves time and tastes better!”

Learning how to cut chicken breasts the right way opens the door to so many great recipes! I'm teaching you all the tips and tricks you need to make make great chicken recipes!

WHY CUTTING CHICKEN AGAINST THE GRAIN MATTERS

Cutting meat across the grain makes it easier to chew and more tender.

TENDER

Once you learn this easy kitchen skill, you'll use it for so  many recipes

Can be used for different recipes like stir fries or salads.

SECOND NATURE

FLEXIBLE

TOOLS + 

boneless chicken breasts antimicrobial cutting board sharp knife

01

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

PREPARE CHICKEN

Pat chicken dry with paper towels and trim any unwanted fat or excess.

02

HOW TO

NO! Washing chicken just increases the chance you'll spread bacteria around your kitchen.

Should you wash chicken before cutting it?

IDENTIFY THE GRAIN

Look for the small "lines" in the chicken breast or meat. That is the grain.

03

How To

Arrow

 Slice Chicken

Lay your knife across the grain and slice parallel to it!

04

How To

 CUT CHICKEN FOR STIR FRIES

Stack the slices and cut into bit sized pieces.

05

How To

Your chicken recipes will be juicy and tender!

Meet Lori

I believe good comfort food is approachable, has a kiss of Italian flavor, and shouldn't take hours to make. Grab a seat at the table!