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Poached Chicken With Avocado Sauce

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Ingredients
  Yellow onion 1 Small, halved
  Bay leaves 2
  Black peppercorns 8
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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