Chicken breasts with tarragon

Step by step recipe:

  1. 20 min.Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #1
    Peel 300 g potatoes, cut into four, wash and dry.
  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.
  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.
  4. 5 min.Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #4
    While potatoes are cooking, peel and finely chop 1 shallot.
  5. 3 min.Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #5
    Cut 2 chicken breasts in two lengthways.
  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.
  7. Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #7
    Reduce heat, add chicken breasts, and cook on each side...
  8. 10 min.Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #8
    ...until they are golden brown.
  9. Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #9
    Put them on a hot plate...
  10. 5 min.Chicken breasts with tarragon : Photo of step #10
    ...and cover with aluminium foil, to keep them hot and tender.
  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.
  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.

Source:

Home made.

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