Do you know the trick for perfectly juicy grilled chicken?
Goodbye dried out, over-grilled chicken breasts. Do this one thing to get perfectly juicy, tender grilled chicken breasts every time.
Chicken breasts are a delicious cut of meat, and are popular in a wide range of dishes and salads.
But due to their delicate composition, they can be tricky to grill. If you've ever ended up with a dried out, tough piece of meat instead of the juicy, tender chicken breast you were hoping for, you'll be happy to know that there is a very easy solution.
Quora user Krystian Cybulski rates this piece of advice as his number one cooking tip:
"Brine your breasts."
He describes how he was often frustrated while trying to grill chicken, saying, "It was not possible to sear a chicken breast and not have it taste like the bottom of my shoe", until he had a lightbulb moment.
"Then I discovered brining."
He breaks down his method in detail:
"Take a quart (liter) of water, add a tablespoon of salt, half a tablespoon of sugar, and the juice of half a lemon. Add a thawed double chicken breast and leave out on the countertop for 2–6 hours. Then, add herbs and spices, but hold off on adding more salt. Finally, throw it on a grill on high flame."
The results? Nicely salted, moist, tender grilled chicken breasts you can serve with pride.
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