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Poached Chicken With Avocado Sauce

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  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)

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

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

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

Poached Chicken With Avocado Sauce Recipe