Package boneless skinless chicken breasts in recipe-size portions in the freezer. Thaw only the amount needed for a recipe.
How to Thaw Chicken Safely and Quickly
When thawing chicken under running water, be sure to use cold water. Keep the chicken in its original wrap or place in a water-tight resealable plastic bag. Be careful not to cross-contaminate other food products, work surfaces or utensils with the dripping water.