Poached chicken

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Poached chicken
Poached chicken

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Pot roast, surely?


This makes for a lovely moist chicken dinner

Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:179
Ready in:1 hour 10 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:1 hour
Recipe author:Chef
First published:3rd November 2012

A nice way to cook a chicken that also leaves you with lots of good chicken stock.


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  1. Remove any giblets, cut off and discard the Parson's nose
  2. Place the chicken in a large saucepan
  3. Add all ingredients but the water or stock
  4. Add enough stock or water so the liquid comes about half-way up the thigh
  5. Bring to the boil
  6. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for about an hour or until the chicken in thoroughly cooked
  7. Drain and reserve the liquid for stock

Serving suggestions

Serve hot or cold


Use a large leek or 2 smaller leeks instead of the spring onions

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