Poached Chicken With Avocado Sauce
|Yellow onion||1 Small, halved|
|Boneless skinless chicken breasts||2 , halved (Whole)|
|Avocado||1 , peeled, pitted and diced|
|Plain low fat yogurt||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Snipped chives||2 Tablespoon (Fresh)|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Salt||1⁄8 Teaspoon (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)|
|Hot red pepper sauce||1⁄4 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)|
1 Place the onion, bay leaves, peppercorns, and salt in a 12-inch skillet, add 2 inches of water, and bringjust to a simmer.
Add the chicken, cover, and cook over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until the juices run clear when a breast is pricked with a fork.
Set aside 2 tablespoons of the poaching waterforthe sauce.
Transfer the chicken to a bowl, add enough of the poaching water to cover, and let cool to room temperature.
Cover with plastic food wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
2 Just before serving, prepare the avocado sauce.
In a food processoror blender, whirl the avocado, yogurt, chives, reserved poachingwater, lemonjuice, salt, and red pepper sauce for 30 seconds or until smooth.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 781 Calories from Fat 310
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37 g56.3%
Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.5%
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 202.9 mg67.6%
Sodium 522.6 mg21.8%
Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.4%
Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.4%
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 88 g175.9%
Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 85.7%
Calcium 21.2% Iron 28%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet