Adding poached chicken to classic coleslaw makes for a great one-dish meal. Slideshow:  More Slaw Recipes 

Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Todd Porter and Diane Cu
September 2013

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Recipe Summary test

total:
45 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

Poached Chicken
Coleslaw

Directions

Poach the Chicken
  • Rinse off the chicken breasts. Fill a medium stockpot with water and add the herbs, bay leaf, garlic, salt and peppercorns to the pot. Bring the water to a boil and add the chicken breasts.

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  • Bring the water back to a boil, and then lower the heat to medium. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat, and then cover with a lid and keep the chicken in the hot water to continue cooking for another 15-20 minutes or until cooked through.

  • Remove the chicken from the water and shred.

Make the Coleslaw
  • In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots, parsley and chicken. Set aside.

  • In another bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, garlic, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, brown sugar, dill and season with salt and pepper.

  • Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss to coat. Chill and serve.

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