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Chicken breasts with tarragon

Chicken breasts with tarragon

Chicken breasts are slowly cooked in a frying pan, then the sauce is made in the same pan with dry white wine, chicken stock and tarragon, and served with sauté (pan-fried) potatoes.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 2 people, you will need:

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PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
43 min.5 min.51 min.1 hour 39 min.
Preservation:
Some days in the fridge.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
20 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #1 Peel 300 g potatoes, cut into four, wash and dry.
Stage 2
30 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #2 Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan over a low heat, add potatoes, lightly salt and stir well.

Cover and leave to cook, without stiring, on a low heat for at least 30 minutes.
Stage 3
10 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #3 After 30 minutes, uncover and stir potatoes to finish cooking all over (look at this recipe for more information.

Keep hot.
Stage 4
5 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #4 While potatoes are cooking, peel and finely chop 1 shallot.
Stage 5
3 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #5 Cut 2 chicken breasts in two lengthways.
Stage 6
1 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #6 In a frying pan over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons goose fat, add chopped shallot, salt, pepper and cook one minute.

Add one teaspoon of chopped tarragon.
Stage 7
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #7 Reduce heat, add chicken breasts, and cook on each side...
Stage 8
10 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #8 ...until they are golden brown.
Stage 9
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #9 Put them on a hot plate...
Stage 10
5 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #10 ...and cover with aluminium foil, to keep them hot and tender.
Stage 11
10 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #11 Prepare sauce: put frying pan back on the heat, pour in ½ glass dry white wine, ½ glass chicken stock, and a tablespoon chopped tarragon.

Deglaze the frying pan like this until the sauce thickens, then adjust seasoning.
Stage 12
5 min.
Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #12 Heat serving plates. In each plate put 2 chicken breasts, coat with sauce, add a sprig of tarragon and surround with sauté potatoes.

Serve immediately.

Remarks

If you don't have tarragon, replace it with another herb: parsley, chervil, etc.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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