Poaching a chicken gently - you can get stock and a meal (FODMAP friendly, Gluten Free)

Chinese white-cooked (slow-poached) chicken and a simple chicken stock (FODMAP friendly)

Chinese slow poached chicken, a hearty and meaty meal and a clear chicken stock for soup.

Ingredients

  • a whole chicken, 1.5-2kg
  • a few slices of ginger
  • salt and pepper to taste (For a FODMAP recipe, use black pepper)

Method

  • In a large pot, add boiling water sufficient to submerge the whole chicken; add salt, pepper and a few slices of ginger
  • Lay the chicken in the water, breast side up; bring to boil; turn the chicken over with the breast side down, bring to boil; cover with a lid; turn the heat to low, simmer for approximately 1 hour or until the chicken is just cooked – check if the chicken is cook through by inserting a bamboo stick into the thickest parts of the chicken. If the juice coming out is clear, then the chicken is cooked; You may need to turn the chicken over once or twice to make sure it is cooked evenly on both side.
  • Take the chicken out of the pot to cool; then pull the meat off and shred the meat by hand; discard the bones
  • Retain the liquid as stock
Poaching a chicken gently - you can get stock and a meal (FODMAP friendly, Gluten Free)
Poaching a chicken gently – you can get stock and a meal
Slow poached chicken, threaded by hand
Slow poached chicken, threaded by hand

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