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Coconut poached chicken on stir-fried Asian vegetables

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Dinner is ready in a flash with this Coconut poached chicken recipe. Served on stir-fried Asian vegetables, it’s vibrant, filling and super tasty. What’s not to love?

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes, (+ 10 mins cooling time)
Coconut poached chicken on stir-fried Asian vegetables


  • 4 cups (1L) coconut water
  • 10cm piece ginger, sliced
  • 4 (about 800g) Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 tbs finely grated ginger, extra
  • 1 red capsicum, cut into thin strips
  • 1 carrot, peeled, cut into long strips
  • 1 bunch Chinese broccoli, halved
  • 2 bunches baby buk choy, quartered lengthways
  • ⅓ cup (80ml) teriyaki sauce
  • 1 spring onion, sliced diagonally
  • 1 long red chilli, sliced
  • Steamed jasmine rice, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Place coconut water and sliced ginger in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil. Add chicken, adding extra boiling water to completely submerge chicken if required. Cover and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 10 mins. Set aside in the poaching liquid for 10 mins to cool. Transfer chicken to a plate, discarding the poaching liquid. Thickly slice the chicken.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add garlic and grated ginger and Stir-fry for 30 secs or until fragrant. Add capsicum. Stir-fry for 2 mins or until just tender. Add carrot, chinese broccoli and buk choy. Stir-fry for 2 mins or until just tender. Add teriyaki sauce. Toss to combine.
  3. Step 3

    Divide vegetables among serving plates. Top with chicken, spring onion and chilli. Serve with rice.