Poached Chicken with Ginger and Lemongrass Broth

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 219.6
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 89.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1,059.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 36.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    Chicken Broth, 3 cup (8 fl oz)
    Ginger Root, 2 tbsp
    1 stalk lemongrass, bruised
    600 grams boneless, skinless chicken
    Green Beans 540 grams
    Asparagus, fresh, 250 grams
    *Bok Choy, 150 grams
    2 green onions, sliced


Place stock, ginger and lemongrass in a saucepan and simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes to infuse flavour.

Add chicken breast and simmer for a further 5 minutes each side until cooked through.

Remove chicken, cool slightly, cut into 1 cm slices and set aside.

Remove lemongrass from broth, add beans and asparagus, cook for 3 minutes or until tender.

Add bok choy, cook a further 1 minute.

To serve, place bok choy, beans and asparagus into 4 deep bowls. Place chicken slices on top and ladle broth over chicken. Sprinkle with green onions and serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LINDALEFEBVRE.

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  • I didn't remove the skin, so it was probably a few more calories than you listed, but it was awesome! thanks for sharing your recipe! - 2/25/11

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