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Poached Chicken

You can't beat poaching for chicken that is moist and tender. Once it's cooled, store extra in the freezer for quick meals.—James Schend, Taste of Home Food Editor
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • Aromatic ingredients: 6 whole peppercorns, 3 thyme sprigs, 1 rosemary sprig, 1 smashed garlic clove and 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a skillet or saucepan just large enough to hold chicken in one layer, combine chicken, wine, aromatics and salt; add cold water to cover by 1 in. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, until a thermometer reads 170°, 15-20 minutes. Serve warm, or cool completely before refrigerating.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half : 192 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 141mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat.

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