Ginger and Star Anise Poached Chicken

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

Tasty, tender chicken breast with an Asian flavour.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in a small saucepan with all the other ingredients.
  2. Slowly bring to the boil and simmer over medium heat for 8-10 minutes, or until just cooked through.
  3. Remove chicken from liquid.
  4. Serve chicken, thinly sliced on a bed of jasmine rice and baby bok choy.
  5. You can also make a sauce for the chicken using 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (heated in a small pan), then add 1 1/2 tablespoons grated ginger and 4 finely sliced green onions with a little salt.
  6. Stir and serve over chicken if desired.
  7. Strain the stock and reserve for another use (makes a lovely soup base).
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5 5

This chicken recipe will definitely be made again! The smells in the kitchen and the chicken were wonderful. I simmered the chicken than lightly browned it. Made the sauce and served the chicken atop brown rice with the sauce spooned over. So good, thank you dale!