Verjuice Poached Chicken & White Peach Salad

  • Prep 10mins
  • Cook 22mins
  • Ready 32mins
  • Serves 4

Ingredients:

2 free range chicken breasts
1 bayleaf
2 sprigs fresh thyme
2 sprigs flat leaf parsely
4 black peppercorns
200ml verjuice

4 white flesh peaches, stoned and sliced
1 ripe avocado, halves, stoned, peeled and sliced thickly
½ red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
Salad greens

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon pomegranate juice
3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp soft brown sugar
Salt, pepper

Method

Place verjuice, bayleaf, peppercorns and herbs in a large, deep frying pan and bring to the boil, then simmer for 3 minutes. Add chicken and simmer over very low heat for 10 minutes or until chicken is just tender. Remove pan from heat and stand, covered, for 12 minutes.

Remove chicken with a slotted spoon, discard cooking liquid, then cool slightly and tear into bite-sized pieces.

Whisk dressing ingredients and adjust seasoning to taste.

Place salad leaves in a large shallow bowl, add majority of dressing, and toss to combine. Place onto serving plate and top with peaches, avocado, red onion and chicken, Drizzle remaining dressing over top.