How to poach chicken breasts for moist, flavorful meat

How to poach chicken breasts for moist, flavorful meat

A few months ago, I fell down a rabbit hole while trying to learn about poaching. I was editing a recipe with questionable instructions for poaching chicken breasts. While the recipe’s method and suggested internal temperature made me cry fowl, it prompted me to realize that I knew virtually nothing about the science behind poaching. I couldn’t More...

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