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Category: Meat
Servings: 4 - 6
Total time: 30 min + cooling time for the chicken
Level: Easy
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A low-calorie chicken dish with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and our flavorful Herb Oil. An authentic Italian recipe from our kitchen to yours. Buon Appetito!


- 2 chicken breast fillets (1 whole breast cut in half)

- Peel of 1/4 lemon

- 1 bay leaf

- 4 cloves fresh garlic, peeled

- 3 large leaves fresh basil

- 4 stalks parsley

- 1 small stalk celery

- 1/2 small carrot

- 1 slice of onion

- 1/4 cup white wine

- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil + more for drizzling

- 1 cucumber

- 3 tomatoes

- Assorted olives (optional)

- Salt


1.  Fill a large pot with fresh water and add to it the chicken breasts, lemon peel, bay leaf, garlic, basil, parsley, celery, carrot, onion, white wine and the 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

2.  Over high heat, bring the pot to a boil. Once the water begins to boil, turn the heat to low, cover the pot and poach the chicken breasts until they are thoroughly cooked through, approximately 25 minutes.




3.  While the chicken is poaching, thinly slice the tomatoes and cucumber.

4.  When the chicken has finished cooking, remove the breasts from the water and put them on a plate or cutting board to cool well.

5.  Once the chicken breasts have cooled, using a sharp knife, cut them in thin slices and plate them with the tomato and cucumber.

6.  Season the salad with our Herb Oil and serve with assorted olives.