Cooking Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Carols Kitchen

Wow!!! You won't believe how easy and fast it is to cook chicken for your all your dishes and salads that call for cooked chicken breast. I got this tip from my hairstylist, Whitney. I couldn't believe it would work..... but it did!!!

Top Review by Grandmakristin

Good basic recipe, but by using bone in chicken breasts, adding some carrots, celery, onion and a 1/2 head of garlic, salt and pepper (and you strain the liquid after it's done cooking) you've got a much more flavorful chicken and stock to add to any recipe.


  1. Trim excess fat from boneless skinless chicken breast and place in large sauce pan.
  2. Cover with water and bring to a boil.
  3. Let water boil for 2-3 minutes and turn off burner.
  4. Cover with lid for 1 minute and remove cover.
  5. Let chicken sit in hot water for 20 minutes (with fire OFF).
  6. After 20 minutes chicken will be done and ready use.
  7. Allow to cool until chicken can be handled and cut-up as needed for recipe.
  8. I use this chicken for my chicken spaghetti, chicken enchiladas, poppyseed chicken, and salads. (or any recipe that calls for cooked chicken).

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