Learn how to poach chicken breasts with this simple video tutorial. Start with cold water, season with lemon, salt and herbs and gently simmer.
To a 6 or 8 quart stock pot, add the cold water, lemon juice, salt and herbs.
Add the chicken breasts and heat the water to a gentle simmer.
Cover the pot and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until each chicken breast is cooked to 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
Remove the chicken from the pot. Serve immediately. Or allow to cool and store in air tight container in the refrigerator for up to three days.