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moist and tender chicken breasts every time

Recipe by
N Bies
Pittsburgh, PA

Tender Boneless Chicken Breasts - almost poached

yield 1 -4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For moist and tender chicken breasts every time

  • 1 - 4
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • to taste
    salt, pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make moist and tender chicken breasts every time

  • 1
    Flatten/Pound the chicken breasts to an even thickness
  • 2
    Salt and Pepper them to taste
  • 3
    Prepare the pan: Heat a saute pan over medium high heat - When hot, add the olive oil and swirl around in pan
  • 4
    Turn down the heat to medium and add the chicken breasts.
  • 5
    Cook the chicken breasts for 1 minute without moving them to brown the side to golden ( not searing or browning)
  • 6
    Flip them over. Cover with a tight fitting lid and turn the heat down to low. Set the timer to 10 minutes and walk away (do not peek).
  • 7
    Turn off the heat and let sit covered for another 10 minutes.
  • 8
    Lift the lid - the centers should be slightly pink and check internal temperature (should be at least 165 degrees)
  • 9
    Slice, eat or use in another recipe. Refrigerate leftovers.

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