Chicken with Tarragon Mayonnaise

Chicken with Tarragon Mayonnaise

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It is important to use fresh tarragon in this dish: dried tarragon is a poor substitute.
Servings: 6
Calories: 432


  • 6 chicken breast fillets skinned
  • 2 celery sticks trimmed and sliced
  • 7 floz dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 pint lemon mayonnaise
  • fresh tarragon sprigs to garnish


  • Put the chicken breasts in a large frying pan. Add the celery, wine, tarragon, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 20 - 30 minutes until tender. Leave to cool.
  • When cool, strain the juices into a pan and boil rapidly until reduced to 90 ml (6 tbsp). Leave to cool.
  • Arrange the chicken on a serving plate. Stir the reduced marinade into the mayonnaise and spoon over the chicken. Serve, garnished with tarragon.
Calories: 432 kcal
Carbohydrates: 2 g
Protein: 25 g
Fat: 33g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 89 mg
Sodium: 386 mg
Potassium: 524 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 164 IU
Vitamin C: 3 mg
Calcium: 39 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Cuisine British
Ingredients Chicken
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