Poached Chicken and Walnut Salad

2016-09-26

Ingredients

  • 2 whole chicken breasts (with skin on and bone in)
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 6 peppercorns
  • chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • mixed greens:
  • watercress, arugula, red leaf lettuce, radicchio

Steps

Step 1

Place chicken breasts in pan or skillet.

Step 2

Add celery, onion and peppercorns.

Step 3

Add enough broth to cover chicken. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low.

Step 4

Cook until just tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 5

Cool chicken and remove skin. Pull chicken off bone in strips.

Step 6

In a saucepan, combine olive oil, vinegar and walnuts. Cook until somewhat thickened and liquid is reduced.

Step 7

Wash greens and tear into pieces. Place greens on four salad dishes, then arrange chicken on each plate of greens.

Step 8

Pour oil-vinegar mixture on top and serve.

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