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Cold Poached Chicken Breast with Watercress Sauce

Cold Poached Chicken Breast with Watercress Sauce
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This is a different method to cook chicken breasts but they are moist and full of flavour.
Cold Poached Chicken Breast with Watercress Sauce
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Rating: 5
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This is a different method to cook chicken breasts but they are moist and full of flavour.
Servings Cook Time Passive Time
4people 30minutes 2hours
Servings
4people
Cook Time Passive Time
30minutes 2hours
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Combine the onion, garlic, and the rosemary in a saucepan along with enough water to cover the chicken breasts, and bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes, then add the chicken breasts.
  3. Simmer for 5 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  4. Allow to sit in the poaching liquid for 10 minutes, then place the pan in the refrigerator, complete with the poaching liquid.
  5. Allow to chill for 2 to 3 hours.
  6. For the sauce, combine the watercress, mayonnaise, sour cream, shallot, salt, and pepper in a food processor or electric blender and puree until smooth.
  7. To serve, remove the breasts from the poaching liquid and drain on paper towels.
  8. Place a dollop of the sauce on top of each breast, and put the rest of the sauce in a bowl for diners to serve themselves.
Calories 273kcal
Total Fat 22g
Saturated
7g
Sodium
373mg
Fibre
1g
Sugar
4g
Carbohydrates 14g
Cholesterol 41mg