Mom shocks TikTok with chicken tendon removal hack: ‘What kind of black magic is this?’

A mom shared her quick and easy hack for removing tendons from chicken breasts, and TikTok can’t believe they didn’t know this brilliant cooking trick sooner!

Posted by TikToker @raising_krazies, the now-viral video quickly racked up over 4.5 million views and nearly 10,000 comments.

Now, like this mom’s deep-cleaning trick for yucky toilet seats, @raising_krazies’s video is inspiring TikTok users around the world to try out her impressive hack themselves.

In her video, @raising_krazies starts by pointing out the tendon she’ll expertly remove.

“Do you guys see that nasty little chicken tendon that’s in there?” she asks, flicking the dangling piece.

After stating that she might just be “late to the game” with her hack, she slips the tendon through the middle of a fork.

Next, she grasps the tendon with a paper towel (“It’s a little slick,” she advises), then pushes down with the fork.

Suddenly, the white tendon is free from the chicken tenderloin, all with one deft move!

‘I’m 59 years old and I didn’t know that…’

TikTokers by the thousands shared their shock in the video’s comment section.

“I had actually planned to make fried chicken tenders for dinner, saw this, tried it, and then annoyed everyone with my excitement every single time,” one user shares.

“No I did not know this! I always sit there with a knife trying to cut it out. Thank you!” another user wrote.

“I’m so excited to do this. I have always hated that part!!” commented another excited user.

“I’m 59 years old and I didn’t know that! Thank you, LOL!” wrote one user.

“What kind of black magic is this?!” joked another user.

It just goes to show that when it comes to cooking, you don’t always need fancy gadgets or complicated technology. Sometimes, all you need is a little grit and ingenuity — and maybe a handy paper towel!

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