Chicken Breast

You wanna know the secret to the moistest, juiciest chicken? Temperature control. The kind of down-to-the-degree control that only sous vide cooking can get you. If there’s one dish that shows the most dramatic difference from traditional cooking methods, it’s chicken breast. Luckily, it’s also one of the easiest dishes to cook, and this guide will show you how to do it step by step.


TEMPERATURE AND TIMING CHART FOR CHICKEN BREAST


Texture: Very soft and juicy, served hot

Temperature: 140ºF / 60ºC

Timing: 1.5 to 4 hours


Texture: Tender and juicy, served cold (for cold chicken salad)

Temperature: 150F / 66ºC

Timing Range: 1 to 4 hours


Texture: Juicy, tender and slightly stringy, served hot

Temperature: 150F / 66ºC

Timing Range: 1 to 4 hours


Texture: Traditional, juicy, firm and slightly stringy, served hot

Temperature: 160F / 71ºC

Timing Range: 1 to 4 hours


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