Perfect Soft Poached Chicken Breast
This amazing poached chicken recipe makes the softest chicken breast you'll ever eat! This is the way to make the moistest, juiciest chicken breast ever!
Recipe type: Chicken
Cuisine: American
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • Water
  1. Put the chicken breasts in a pot. Add enough water to cover the chicken plus 1 inch on top. Add salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.
  2. Bring water to a boil over medium-high heat. When it starts boiling, cover the pot and take it off the heat. Let stand for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through (make sure to not open the lid until the 20 minutes are up).
  3. Remove the poached chicken from water, put it on a cutting board and slice.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at