How To Cook Chicken For Baby?

When to start cooking chicken for baby food?

  • Simple methods of cooking chicken for your baby food beginner are included here. For babies from around 7-9 months, we have a collection of chicken baby food recipes here – and you’ll find some recipes for older babies (10 months+) here.

How do I cook chicken breast for my baby?


  • In a saucepan, cover the chicken with the water. Bring to a boil and simmer very gently for about 10 minutes. Remove the saucepan from the heat.
  • In a food processor, purée the chicken with about 180 ml (3/4 cup) of cooking liquid (or more, depending on the desired texture) until smooth.

When can I introduce chicken to my baby?

Many pediatric authorities, specifically in Canada, the EU and the U.K. recommend meat as one of baby’s first solid foods. Meat may be a good first food but probably not THE first food. You might give meat a try between 6-8 months old. Introducing meats earlier will help baby gain more iron, zinc and also protein.

How do I make chicken soft for baby?

Put chicken in a boiling pot or pressure cooker, and cook until the chicken is tender. Cool and transfer it in a blender with water. Blend to the desired consistency. If you have used poached or roasted chicken, then cut it into smaller pieces and blend with boiled water.

Can you freeze chicken puree baby?

You can safely store your chicken puree in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours, or in the freezer for up to 1 month.