Poached Chicken

It may not be the first cooking method that comes to mind when you think of chicken, but poaching is a great way to cook lean proteins that have a tendency to dry out.
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poached chicken

Poached Chicken is great with a side salad.

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  • 2Servings


  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 6-oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 sprigs parsley, optional


  1. In a medium saucepan on medium heat, combine broth and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Add chicken and, if desired, parsley. Cook for 6 minutes, adjusting heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Remove from heat and let stand until chicken is cooked through, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
  • Calories: 206
  • Carbohydrate Content: 1 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 98 mg
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 42 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 146 mg