How do I cook chicken to be really soft?

How do I make chicken really soft after cooking , like they do in chinese restaurants? It invariably becomes a bit hard.
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aini.amin.93 years ago

chicken has a cooking timing,if u over cook it ,it will not softly in chinese restaurants follow these recipes

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pointblank_me (author)  jessyratfink5 years ago
Thank you!! I'd try that ..
For me, brining is the best way.

Brine is a mixture of ice cold water and salt, sometimes combined with other seasonings, used for soaking meats and vegetables. Brining chicken changes its protein's texture, allowing the meat to retain moisture during the baking process.

A 3 lb. chicken in an oven safe roasting bag, (the bag helps hold in moisture during baking), cooking at 325% for about an hour.

Read more: How to Brine a Chicken for Roasting

Thanks for this information. I'll try doing it...

Brine (soak) the chicken fo about two hours then drain, and season place in baking bag

Jayefuu5 years ago
Do you mean where there is no grain to the meat and it feels/looks smooth when you cut it? That is achieved by brining.

I recommend marinade with herbs and peppers

slow cooking at a low temperature is one method of making sure chicken stays soft, or poaching in stock...

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