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    Poached Chicken

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    15 mins

    5 mins

    Dancer^'s Note:

    I do about 12 breasts at a time and freeze for sandwiches or wraps or I use it for stirfry's.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place chicken in a large saucepan; add water and remaining ingredients, and bring to a boil.
    2. 2
      Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until chicken is done.
    3. 3
      Remove from heat, let stand, uncovered, 20 minutes.
    4. 4
      Place chicken and poaching liquid in a large bowl; cover and chill, or, put just the chicken in freezer bags and freeze for another time.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 06, 2003

      55

      This was perfect for the Club sandwiches that I made last night & what a great idea about advance preparation. I'll be 1 step ahead for those "Chef" and "Cobb" salads in the summertime. Thank you!!

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    • on August 25, 2003

      55

      This is a great basic recipe in addtion to giving me the correct timings of boiling vs letting the chicken sit in hot water in order to stay moist. The recipe also gave me an idea of the kind of herbs and flavors I can add and it comes out GREAT every time. Something so simple can be so good......

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    • on February 17, 2009

      55

      We used this tonight to cook chicken for Ro-tel Chicken Spaghetti. I also had the problem with my larger breasts not cooking completely but it was fine since it was fine since I was baking a casserole for 30 minutes. I will cut the chicken next time. I also used chicken broth instead of water. I then used the broth in the recipe I was making.

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    Nutritional Facts for Poached Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (301 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 177.4
     
    Calories from Fat 27
    15%
    Total Fat 3.0 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 0.6 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 72.5 mg
    24%
    Sodium 157.4 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.2 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 2.8 g
    11%
    Protein 24.7 g
    49%

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