Poached Chicken

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 3:00 AM, September 14, 2012

Aired September 14, 2012

Serves HASH(0x3927628)
4 large whole chicken breasts, about 3 pounds each
2 carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped
2 onions, halved
2 large bay leaves
Bundle of parsley, thyme
1 lemon, sliced
A few peppercorns
4 cloves garlic, smashed

Place all ingredients in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low simmer. Poach 1 hour; remove from heat. Let cool completely in liquid, then strain. Separate chicken from skin and bones and reserve stock.