© Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Active Time
Total Time
30 MIN
Serves : 4

Poached chicken breasts are a healthy addition to a range of salads and soups. Plus: More Great Chicken Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

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

Step 2    

Bring the water back to a boil, and then lower the heat to medium. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 3    

Remove the pot from the heat, and then cover with a lid and keep the chicken in hot water for another 15 to 20 minutes or until it is cooked through.

Step 4    

Remove the chicken from the water and shred or slice.

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