Tarragon chicken

Tarragon chicken
  • Serves icon Serves 2
  • Time icon 5 min prep time, 25 min cook time

A quick, herby tarragon chicken recipe  – it serves two, and is bound to satisfy for midweek meal.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • A knob of butter
  • 1 chopped shallot
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • A handful chopped fresh tarragon
  • 3 tbsps crème fraîche
  • Sautéed new potatoes, to serve


  1. Pan-fry the chicken breasts in a splash of olive oil and a knob of butter until golden. Cover the pan, lower the heat and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  2. Push the chicken aside and add the shallot and garlic. Cook for 1-2 minutes, until soft. Add the fresh tarragon and the crème fraîche and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Season, garnish with fresh tarragon sprigs and serve with sautéed new potatoes.


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