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Sous vide and Dizzy Pig

Finally, I cooked my first appetizing looking chicken breasts that were cooked perfectly to my liking with lots of flavor. I like to cook up a bunch of breasts, slice them thin and snack on them when I need a little nosh and for over my salad. Perfect! 144 for 1:40. In the bag I had 3 chicken breasts with 1/3 cup canola oil and a lot of Dizzy Pig jamacian fire walk. Yummy! They came out of the bag and looked appetizing without having to do anything else. Also mastered hard boiled eggs. Somewhere I was reading a guy asked "why" would someone cook them sous vide. Well, let me tell you the texture of the egg is so much better than I have been able to accomplish in my 40 some odd years of marriage and cooking. I am so happy to be finally getting a handle on cooking in hot water. Tomorrow is turkey breast.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 10,859
    yay!  There's a learning curve, like a stall, ya just gotta power through it.  Nice!
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,170
    The thing that is astonishing, if perplexing, w. SV eggs is how different they come out depending on just a few degrees difference.

    I love just set yolks, and mush them up into a sort of sauce. As I'm sure you will find, that is possible every time w. SV.
  • GrannyX4, did you finish on the egg or eat straight from the SV?
  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,231
    Nola - it was a big Yay! I was beginning to think I had made a BIG $500 mistake. Gdenby - I'm going to work on that one next. Creamy yolks with somewhat firm whites is what I'm going to strive for. Tomorrow. Burr - nope, they just came out of the bag and with Dizzy spices and oil they looked pretty good. Could have browned them but I was just going to slice them and store in the fridge to use on a need to eat basis.
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • beteezbeteez Posts: 262
    Tsunami Spin & Butter with my boneless skinless
  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 666
    GrannyX4 said:
    Finally, I cooked my first appetizing looking chicken breasts that were cooked perfectly to my liking with lots of flavor. I like to cook up a bunch of breasts, slice them thin and snack on them when I need a little nosh and for over my salad. Perfect! 144 for 1:40. In the bag I had 3 chicken breasts with 1/3 cup canola oil and a lot of Dizzy Pig jamacian fire walk. Yummy! They came out of the bag and looked appetizing without having to do anything else. Also mastered hard boiled eggs. Somewhere I was reading a guy asked "why" would someone cook them sous vide. Well, let me tell you the texture of the egg is so much better than I have been able to accomplish in my 40 some odd years of marriage and cooking. I am so happy to be finally getting a handle on cooking in hot water. Tomorrow is turkey breast.
    What temp and how long are you cooking your hard boiled eggs?

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  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,231
    Paqman, I cook jumbo eggs at 168 for 45 minutes.
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
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