Before starting this Poule au Pot recipe, make sure you have organised all the necessary ingredients. In a stock pot, immerse the chicken in a large volume of cold water and blanch. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 or 3 minutes. For the aromatic garnish: Peel and wash the carrots and the onions. Stud one onion with the cloves. Slice the leeks lengthwise, then wash. ...