Simple Poached Chicken

Simple Poached Chicken Recipe

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Julie Prior


This chicken can be used for anything that calls for it...soups, salads, chili, pasta, etc.

Save the broth to use for other things or to poach more chicken.


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15 Min
35 Min


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  • 4 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 4 c
  • 2-2 1/2 lb
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless, (4-6)
  • 2 slice
    bay leaves, dried
  • 1
    lemon, thinly sliced
  • 5-6
    whole peppercorns

How to Make Simple Poached Chicken


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine broth and water. Put chicken in a 13x9 casserole pan. Pour broth and water over chicken. Add bay leaves and peppercorns to liquid. Place sliced lemons on top of chicken.
  2. Cover with foil. Bake for 35 mins or until chicken is no longer pink inside.
  3. Shred, cube , julienne or leave whole. Put in baggies to use in next few days or freeze for future use.

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About Simple Poached Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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