Author: Simple Foodie

Tarragon Chicken

Tarragon Chicken

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Servings: 4

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Tarragon Chicken Recipe. A classic French preparation for a creamy and luxurious dinner dish.


chicken breast 4 boneless, skinless
chicken broth 1/2 cup
white wine 1/2 cup
onion 1 small - chopped
bay leaf 2
thyme 1 sprig
salt 1/2 tsp
black pepper 1/4 tsp
cornstarch 1 tsp
heavy cream 1/3 cup
tarragon 1 tsp chopped


  1. In a saucepan combine the chicken breasts, chicken broth, wine, onion, bay leaves, thyme, salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cook for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove the chicken breasts.
  4. In a small bowl combine the corn starch with enough water to make a paste. Stir thoroughly so there are no lumps.
  5. Add the disolved corn starch to the pan and bring back to a boil.
  6. Add the cream and bring to a boil.
  7. Add the chicken and tarragon. Bring to a boil.
  8. Place the cooked chicken breasts on a serving plate and spoon over the sauce.


For garnishment sprinkle with more tarragon leaves.