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Perfect Poached Chicken recipe



4 servings


15 min


4 hrs


4 hrs
Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium


Amount Measure Ingredient Features
2 quarts water
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1 carrots
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1 onions
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1 celery stalks
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3 peppercorns
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2 cloves, whole
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2 parsley sprigs
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4 chicken breasts


Amount Measure Ingredient Features
2 quarts water
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1 each carrots
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1 each onions
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1 each celery stalks
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3 each peppercorns
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2 each cloves, whole
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2 each parsley sprigs
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4 each chicken breasts


Bring 2 quarts water to boil in large saucepan.

Add carrot, onion, celery, peppercorns, cloves and parsley.

Add chicken breasts.

Bring to boil again.

Cover tightly, reduce heat to low and cook without lifting lid for 15 minutes.

Turn off heat and allow to cool in cooking liquid.

Keep covered.

Lift chicken from liquid, remove bones and skin and use as directed in recipe.

If desired, return bones to saucepan and bring liquid to boil again.

Cover, reduce heat and let simmer 3 to 4 hours.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 139g (4.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 16018% from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 83mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 54g
Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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