Slow Cooked Poached Chicken

Slow Cooked Poached Chicken

Slow cooked poached chicken is great for chicken salad or chicken sandwiches. Cooking chicken in a slow cooker insures juicy meat with great flavor. You could also add this chicken to your chicken noodle soup recipe. The possibilities are endless!

Cooking MethodSlow Cooker


  • 3 pounds chicken breast halves
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups water


  1. Remove skin and excess fat from chicken.  Discard.
  2. Place chicken in the slow cooker and top with carrots, celery, onion, parsley, bouillon granules, salt, pepper, and water. 
  3. Cover and cook on high for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or on low for 5 to 6 hours, or until chicken is tender.
  4. Uncover and cool chicken in broth at room temperature for about 1 hour.


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