How to Boil Chicken Breasts?

If you are the one who is looking out for some good ways on how to boil the chicken breasts, then you will surely find many of them that prescribed either by the cooking chefs or by some other known in the same field. Therefore, it is important to check in the different methods that have been provided for our benefit.

Wrap the chicken breasts in the tin foil and then toss them in the boiling water for 12 minutes. After 12 minutes take them out and wait until the water drains from them completely. Cut them properly to check whether they have been cooked properly or not before you eat. If you find that it is not pink in color yet, then clearly indicates that it is not yet ready to eat. You can grill them using the George foreman and it will end up with brown crispy stuff. You can eat these chicken breasts with gravy and they will surely taste extraordinary.

Boil Chicken

The chicken breasts should be boiled really well. Do boil them along with the chicken stock in order to retain the flavor or else add some herbs, spices, or garlic to water in a steamer and whack in it. Steaming will be far better than that of grilling as steaming will keep the meat moist enough. The left water can be turned to soup by just adding pealed potato and voila and then blend it to get good soup.

If you do want to cook them in water, then do not boil them because they go hard. Instead of that, boil the water first and then switch off the stove so that water doesn’t’ boil. Put in the chicken breasts in the water for 15 minutes and by doing so the meat will be pretty nice, really tender and moist as well. You should make sure that the water has to be seasoned or else the taste of chicken will be nothing.

If you want to keep them moist, then you should not boil them. In order to keep them moist, pop them up in the roasting tin filled with quarter of the way with water. Then cover it with the tin foil and then stick it in oven at mark 5 for about 2 hours. Check them whether they‘re cooked properly and let them cool. Pop the stuff in a plastic container and keep them in fridge for around 4 days. They are surely ready to eat cold or else can be reheated by just stir frying or grilling them. Following this method would make the chicken breasts really good.

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About the Author: Leona Kesler is a head-chef at a very popular food restaurant in New York. Also she is a blogger who shares her experiences, tips, and other informative details about food and cooking. Her recipes are featured on many magazines.

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