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Over-brined chicken breasts

I over-brined last night's chicken breasts (they are inedibly salty on their own). Anything ideas for ways in which to use them--I'd hate to throw them out!

asked by SpaCook over 4 years ago

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HalfPint
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added over 4 years ago

You could try to make what is known as 'chicken floss', http://aggyandme.blogspot.com/2012/11/healthier-homemade-chicken-floss-ala-me.html

It's sort of a jerky condiment that we Asians love to sprinkle (lightly) over cooked rice or congee. I love it and would eat it all the time if the salt content wasn't too high!

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Peter
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added over 4 years ago

I'd say any kind of stew or braise -- anything where the chicken cooks for a long time in a larger mass of vegetables -- should balance out the saltiness. Just don't salt the rest of the preparation nad make a biiiiiig batch.

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Stephanie
added over 4 years ago

Maybe add to a pasta or grain salad with lots other ingredients and taste everything together and add salt still only if it needs it?

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Stephanie
added over 4 years ago

Or make some kind of fritters with them? Chicken, zucchini, no salt ricotta or other cheese?

Declan
added over 4 years ago

Stephanie got it ... Cheese will somewhat neutralize the salt
Lemon does this too

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