Poached Chicken with Satay Sauce

Poached Chicken with Satay Sauce


This delicious meal can be made into a salad or main dish, served alongside other mains.  It’s fresh, light and so easy to make.  This method of cooking chicken is so simple, moist and delicious.

Serves 4


Ingredients Chicken

  • 4 medium chicken breasts
  • Large pot boiling water
Chicken topping
  • Red Finger Chilli (cayenne)
  • ¼ cup Peanuts, salted, roasted (chopped)
  • 1 cup coriander (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup bamboo shoots
Dressing Salad base (optional, use your favourite ingredients)
  • Spinach leaves
  • Red capsicum (sliced)
  • Cucumber (peeled and sliced)
  • Green Spring onion (diced)
Serve with (optional)
  • Steamed Rice or rice noodles 
  • Bring large pot of water to the boil
  • Take off the heat
  • Gently place chicken thigh fillets into the water
  • Place lid on pot
  • Leave resting in the water for 40-minutes to an hour (maximum)
  • After this, remove from the water, pat dry with paper towel, thinly slice
  • Finely slice Finger Chilli (cayenne)
  • Roughly chopped roast peanuts
  • Chopped Coriander leaves
  • Fried dried noodles (optional)
  • In a pouring jug, mix the jar of NOGO Satay Sauce, coconut milk (to taste) and a squeeze of lime juice
  • If turning this dish into a salad, start with layering your chopped salad ingredients onto a platter
  • Carefully place the still warm chicken on top of the salad
  • Sprinkle the coriander, chillies, peanuts, bean shoot and fried noodles on top of the chicken
  • Drizzle with ¼ of the Satay with Turmeric Sauce
  • Place the remaining Satay Sauce next to the serving platter for people to use to taste