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Asian-style poached chicken

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Your chicken won’t dry out with this poached chicken recipe and Asian greens.

Ingredients

green shallot(s)

4 individual

skinless chicken breast

450 g

star anise

1½ individual

fresh ginger

15 g

asparagus

2 bunch(es)

Choy sum

2 bunch(es)

sesame oil

2 tsp

reduced salt soy sauce

80 ml, (⅓ cup )

fresh coriander

cup(s)

fresh red chilli

2 whole, deseeded, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Cut 2 shallots into 7cm lengths. Place chopped shallots, chicken, star anise, ginger and 2 litres (8 cups) water in a large saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a gentle simmer. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through.
  2. Remove chicken from broth and thickly slice chicken breasts.
  3. Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave asparagus and choy sum until just tender. Drain. Thinly slice remaining shallots.
  4. Drizzle sliced chicken with oil and soy sauce and sprinkle with shallots, coriander and chilli. Serve with asparagus and choy sum.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Jasmine rice.

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