Poached Chicken

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Dancer

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

Top Review by Jason West

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......

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in a large saucepan; add water and remaining ingredients, and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until chicken is done.
  3. Remove from heat, let stand, uncovered, 20 minutes.
  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.

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