Tarragon Chicken

Before we started this website, this was one of our “go to” recipes for a tasty dinner. Therefore it was quite a shock when a look back through these blog posts revealed that we’ve never made it in the 10 months that we’ve been blogging for. If you want to give this one a try, the recipe comes from Nigella Lawson’s Kitchen which is a truly excellent book.

Technique is pretty simple. Fry some chopped spring onions in garlic oil with some dried tarragon. Put the chicken breasts in and let them cook for about 10 minutes, then pour some dry vermouth over, clamp on a lid and let it simmer for 10 minutes or so. Once it’s cooked through, put the chicken to one side and add some double cream, pepper and chopped fresh tarragon to the juices. We served it with a mix of basmati and wild rice and (as recommended in the book) some green beans.