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.
248,133 14.2/5 for 25 ratings
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

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43 min.5 min.51 min.1 hour 39 min.
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Keeping:

Some days in the fridge.

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.
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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.
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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.
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While potatoes are cooking, peel and finely chop 1 shallot.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Cut 2 chicken breasts in two lengthways.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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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
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Reduce heat, add chicken breasts, and cook on each side...

Stage 8 - 10 min.
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...until they are golden brown.

Stage 9
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Put them on a hot plate...

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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...and cover with aluminium foil, to keep them hot and tender.

Stage 11 - 10 min.
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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.
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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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,533 Kcal or 6,418 Kj106 gr62 gr95 gr
77 %41 %6 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
160 Kcal or 670 Kj11 gr7 gr10 gr
8 %4 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
766 Kcal or 3,207 Kj53 gr31 gr48 gr
38 %20 %3 %7 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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