Chicken in Tarragon Cream Sauce Recipe

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Chicken in Tarragon Cream Sauce
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  1. Tie the tarragon stems in a bundle.
  2. In a very large, heavy pot, combine the chicken stock with the cream, wine and tarragon stems.
  3. Bring to a boil and season lightly with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the chicken and bring to a boil, skimming.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the breasts are cooked through, 20 minutes.
  6. Transfer them to a platter and cover with foil.
  7. Continue to simmer the leg pieces until cooked through, about 20 minutes longer.
  8. Add the leg pieces to the breasts on the platter and cover with foil.
  9. Simmer the sauce over low heat until it has reduced by half, about 1 1/2 hours.
  10. Discard the tarragon stems.
  11. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan of boiling salted water, cook the carrots until tender, about 4 minutes.
  12. Drain.
  13. Return the chicken to the sauce.
  14. Add the carrots and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
  15. Garnish with the tarragon leaves and serve in shallow bowls.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 898.07 Kcal (3760 kJ)
Calories from fat 748.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 83.19g 128%
Cholesterol 346.77mg 116%
Sodium 1031.07mg 43%
Potassium 652.71mg 14%
Total Carbs 8.78g 3%
Sugars 1.6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.93g 4%
Protein 24.54g 49%
Vitamin C 23.1mg 38%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 167.1mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 156.21 Kcal (654 kJ)
Calories from fat 130.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.47g 128%
Cholesterol 60.32mg 116%
Sodium 179.34mg 43%
Potassium 113.53mg 14%
Total Carbs 1.53g 3%
Sugars 0.28g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.16g 4%
Protein 4.27g 49%
Vitamin C 4mg 38%
Iron 0.3mg 10%
Calcium 29.1mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 24.7
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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