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Todd Porter and Diane Cu
August 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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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 hot water for another 15 to 20 minutes or until it is cooked through.

  • Remove the chicken from the water and shred or slice.

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