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How Long are Chicken Breasts Boiled for?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
How Long are Chicken Breasts Boiled for?

From all the culinary treatments of food, cooking seems relatively easy, but it also has subtleties. If you're cooking chicken breasts and they always turn out dry and tough, you're obviously doing something wrong.

In this advice, you will find out exactly how to cook chicken breasts and how long it takes.

Here's a recipe, boiling time, and some tips for cooking chicken breasts.

Products required:

- chicken breasts;

- salt;

- spices such as bay leaf, allspice, black pepper, garlic, fresh or dried green herbs.

These spices will add a lot of aroma and flavor to the chicken breasts.

Place the chicken breasts on the bottom of the pot in a single row. Then they are seasoned with salt and any other spices you decide to use. Then you need to put water, that is 2.5 cm above the meat.

The pot is placed on the stove, which is heated to a medium temperature. Leave it boil.

After the water boils, the heat is reduced to the lowest setting, the pot is covered and the meat is left to cook.

After 8 minutes of cooking, you should check if the chicken fillet is ready. If you use a food thermometer, it should read 75°C where the meat is thickest.

Cooking the chicken fillet can take up to 15 minutes, it depends a lot on how thick the pieces of chicken are;

Once the meat is ready, you need to remove it from the broth to stop the cooking process and avoid overcooking.

And with the cooked chicken breast, you can make a delicious chicken salad or prepare some chicken bites.



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