Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray
Print
Poached Chickens
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
about 8 cups
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
about 8 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Two 4-pound whole chickens
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 large fresh bay leaves
  • 2 carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, coarsely chopped 
  • 2 onions, peeled and quartered
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Herb bundle of fresh parsley, rosemary and thyme 
  • Salt

Directions

Place the chicken in a very large stockpot or divide by poaching the chickens in 2 pots. Add the peppercorns, garlic, bay leaves, carrots, celery, onions, lemon slices and herb bundle tied with string. Sprinkle with salt. Cover the chickens with water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, a rolling simmer. Simmer 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes, then cool the chickens in their stock. Strain the stock. Remove the skin and bones from the chickens and pull the meat into bite-size pieces.

Categories:

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 Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

No-Poach Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Lemon Ginger Poached Chicken

Herb Poached Chicken with Olive Salsa over Basmati Rice

Poached Daikon with Kimchi-Radish Salad and Chicken Broth

Recipe courtesy of Eric Ripert

Cipollini Stuffed Chicken Breasts and Poached Leeks with a Dijon Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Poached Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Poached Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

On TV

Pizza Masters

7:30am | 6:30c

Pizza Masters

8:30am | 7:30c

Sugar Showdown

9:30am | 8:30c

Sugar Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Sweets

11am | 10c

Unique Sweets

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

3:30pm | 2:30c

Choccywoccydoodah

4:30pm | 3:30c
7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight
8pm | 7c
9pm | 8c
10pm | 9c
11pm | 10c
12am | 11c
1am | 12c
2am | 1c
3am | 2c

So Much Pretty Food Here