Print
Poached Chicken
Total:
2 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
3 pounds meat, plus 2 to 3 quarts stock
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
2 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
3 pounds meat, plus 2 to 3 quarts stock
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

  • One 4-to 5-pound chicken
  • 2 ribs celery, coarsely chopped 
  • 1 carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped 
  • 1 onion, peeled and quartered 
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed 
  • 1 lemon, sliced 
  • 1 large fresh bay leaf 
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns 
  • Herb bundle of parsley, rosemary and thyme tied with a string
  • Salt 

Directions

Place the chicken in a large stockpot. Add the celery, carrot, onion, garlic, lemon, bay leaf, peppercorns and the herb bundle; season with salt. Cover the chicken with water and bring to a boil; reduce the heat to a low, rolling simmer. Simmer 60 to 75 minutes, then cool the chicken in its stock. Strain the stock. Remove the chicken in large pieces from the skin and bones. Cut half of the meat into bite-size chunks. Thinly slice or pull the remaining meat.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Poached Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Poached Chickens

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Lemon Ginger Poached Chicken

No-Poach Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Poached Daikon with Kimchi-Radish Salad and Chicken Broth

Herb Poached Chicken with Olive Salsa over Basmati Rice

Cipollini Stuffed Chicken Breasts and Poached Leeks with a Dijon Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Dual Controls Chicken and Steak - Herb Poached Chicken with Olive Salsa over Basmati Rice and New York Strip Steak with Sauce Robert over Baby Potatoes

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here