Poached Chicken (For Chicken Salads)

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is from King's cooking studio as a method of cooking chicken to use in chicken salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all in a 3 quart saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer and skim.
  3. Whole breasts take 15-18 minutes while boneless breasts take 7-10.
  4. *Allow to cool in the liquid COMPLETELY.
  5. Drain and dice the chicken to use in salads or pot pies.
  6. Reserve poaching liquid as a stock.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was my first time poaching chicken and I was extremely happy with the results. The stock tasted great as well. Thank you.

5 5

Worked great for me! Thanks Oolala.