Chicken in tarragon cheese sauce

    45 min

    Succulent cubes of chicken are served with a tarragon and mustard flavoured cheese sauce. Enjoy with potatoes, rice or pasta.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 500g skinless chicken breast fillets, cubed
    • 150ml white wine
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 2 tablespoons dried tarragon
    • 1 lemon, zest grated
    • 250ml extra-thick double cream
    • 100-150g extra-mature Cheddar cheese
    • 2 heaped teaspoons wholegrain mustard

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Heat oil in a pan until hot. Quickly brown the chicken on all sides.
    2. Stir in white wine, garlic, tarragon and zest. Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
    3. Increase the heat slightly and add cream, stirring continuously.
    4. Add Cheddar and stir until melted. Add mustard and cook for 5 minutes more, stirring continuously. Serve.

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    Gorgeous and so easy! Thankyou  -  17 Nov 2013


    This recipe is really good! The flavours of mustard and cheese blend really well.  -  20 Apr 2013