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Poached chicken breast in a bowl with veg

Poached chicken breast

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Cook a chicken breast in an infused liquid for a beautifully tender, lightly seasoned piece of meat that's perfect for adding to salads, soups and sandwiches

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal133
low infat1g
saturates0.4g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein30g
salt0.31g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the carrot, celery and garlic into a large saucepan. Tie the herbs together in a bunch with a piece of kitchen string, then add to the pan with the chicken breasts, water and 2 tsp salt (adding a little more water if it doesn’t quite cover the chicken). Bring to the boil, then immediately lower to a simmer and cook over a very low heat for 10-12 mins, or until the juices run clear in the thickest part of the breast.

  • STEP 2

    Remove the pan from the heat and scoop out the chicken breasts from the poaching liquid. Slice or tear the chicken into pieces and use in salads, soups or sandwiches.

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Rating: 2 out of 5.8 ratings
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