Marinated Chicken in a Lemon and Tarragon Dressing Recipe

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Marinated Chicken in a Lemon and Tarragon Dressing
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350*F.
  2. Arrange the chicken breasts, skin side up, in a deep ovenproof dish that is not too large, so that they remain closely packed.
  3. Brush the skins wih olive oil.
  4. Pour in enough vegetable stock to cover partially but not submerge them.
  5. Bake in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes, then remove and allow to cool in the stock before refrigerating.
  6. To make the dressing: combine the lemon rind and uuice with the vinegar, then add the garlic, mustard, sugar and oil.
  7. Season with salt and pepper, mix well and then add the chopped tarragon leaves.
  8. Lift the chicken breasts from the stock and remove the skins.
  9. Slice the meat diagonally or shred with a fork.
  10. Place the pieces in a bowl, pour over the dressing and marinate in teh refrigerator until serving time.
  11. To serve, arrange the chicken pieces in a shallow serving dish and scatter with olives, tarragon leaves and grated lemon rind.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 691.4 Kcal (2895 kJ)
Calories from fat 427.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47.45g 73%
Cholesterol 134.38mg 45%
Sodium 4541.59mg 189%
Potassium 443.24mg 9%
Total Carbs 31.4g 10%
Sugars 1.88g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2.21g 9%
Protein 33.35g 67%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 7%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 57.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 312.13 Kcal (1307 kJ)
Calories from fat 192.78 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.42g 73%
Cholesterol 60.66mg 45%
Sodium 2050.26mg 189%
Potassium 200.1mg 9%
Total Carbs 14.17g 10%
Sugars 0.85g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 9%
Protein 15.06g 67%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 7%
Iron 0.8mg 10%
Calcium 25.9mg 6%

* 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

  • 17.3
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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