How to make Poached Chicken at Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

Are you in the mood of eating something spicy and juicy? If yes, then today’s recipe is just for you and this will tickle your taste buds. You are going to love this recipe so much that you will make it again and again after having it once!

Chicken is liked by so many people. But today, I’m going to share a recipe with you that is different from the normal chicken. This recipe is soft, tender and juicy chicken that will totally change your view about the chicken.

The name of this dish is Poached chicken and you are going to find it different and more delicious than the normal chicken. You can use this to make wonderful chicken salads or use it as a topper for ria bowls and tacos.

This tangy flavour recipe can uplift your mood and you will be very pleased to have it . Trust me that you will love the process of making it at home as well. Now we will see the ingredients to make this poached chicken at home.

Ingredients for Poached Chicken

Bay Leaves1-2
Chicken Breast1 lb
Water1/2 tsp
Garlic and Ginger3
Salt1/2 tsp

The key ingredients to make this poached chicken at home are given in the table above. Now let’s just have a look at the time we need to make this chicken at home.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 minutes20 minutes25 minutes

This will only take about half an hour and thus you can make it in very little time at home. Let’s move to the instructions to make poached chicken at home.

Poached Chicken Recipe

Poached Chicken recipe
  1. Add ginger, garlic, chicken and salt to a pot.
  2. Dip the chicken in water and put it on medium flame.
  3. Cook it at sim flame and this will help in softening of the chicken.
  4. Lower the heat and cook it for 10 more minutes.
  5. Slice it on the cutting board and serve it.
  6. You can top your favourite rice and grain bowls with poached chicken.

Your poached chicken is ready now. You can try it with salads and drinks as it’ll be a perfect meal.

Nutritional Breakdown of Poached Chicken

As we all know that chicken is really healthy for us. That is why I’ve added a nutritional breakdown of this Poached Chicken below.


How to Make Poached Chicken at Home | Video

I have put this video for your better understanding of the recipe. You can refer to this video anytime whenever you have any confusion with the recipe.

Video by OnePotChefShow

You can now try this dish at home and share this recipe with your friends and family and stay tuned for more fabulous recipes and dishes.

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