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Poached Ginger Chicken

Gluten free • 35 mins to make • Serves 4


4 Chicken breasts (1 3/4 to 2 pounds), boneless skinless


1 English cucumber
1 2 -inch piece Ginger
1 Lime, Juice of
1 bunch Radishes
1 Shallot, large
1 bunch Watercress


1 tsp Chili sauce, Asian

Baking & Spices

1 Kosher salt
1/2 tsp Sugar

Oils & Vinegars

4 tbsp Peanut oil
1 tbsp Sesame oil, toasted
  • Ashton Meyer

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  • John Neal

    Poached Ginger Chicken : Poach chicken breasts in a flavorful ginger, shallot and sesame broth for a delicately flavored main dish. via Food Network

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    Poached Ginger Chicken with Radish & Cucumber Salad

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