Tender & Juicy

poached chicken recipe

By An Edible Mosaic

This recipe makes about 6 cups of shredded or cubed chicken, and is perfect for meal prep!

Pro tip

Step 1

Add the chicken breasts in an even layer to a 5-quart pot. Add all remaining ingredients. The water should cover the chicken by about 2 inches; if it doesn’t, add more water as needed.

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Step 2

Place the uncovered pot on medium heat, bring to a simmer, and time it for 3 minutes. Then remove the pot from the heat, cover it, and let it sit until the chicken is fully cooked, about 10 to 15 minutes.

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Use poached chicken to make casseroles, salads, sandwiches, soups & more!