Poached Chicken Breasts (Durotherm)
Serve this chicken over steamed rice (the hot broth can be used instead of water to cook the rice), with sautéed or stir-fried broccoli, green beans or bok choy. When cooled, the moist meat is terrific folded into chicken salad or chopped and stirred into to fried rice.
pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
cup dry sherry
01Remove the chicken from the refrigerator and let come to room temperature. Meanwhile, in a 5.3-quart Durotherm pot over medium-high, combine 4 cups water, the sherry, soy sauce, scallions, shallot, ginger, star anise, sugar and 2 teaspoons salt. Bring to a boil, then lower to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
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