- Boil water.
- Add chicken.
- Bring to a boil.
- Cook for 3-5 minutes
- Cover and remove from heat.
- Let it stand for 8-10 minutes, then flip the chicken.
- Let it stand for another 8-10 minutes
- Check to make sure chicken is cooked all the way through.
Some versions of this recipe call for making a broth with all sorts of tasty vegetables instead of just water. I'll be honest, by the time I remember that I have to poach the chicken, I generally don't have time to make a broth. I'm sure it's delicious.