Lemon Chicken

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Yields1 Serving

 500g boneless chicken cut into bite size pieces ( you can use breast or thighs )
 1 tblspn veg oil
 3 tblspns fresh tarragon chopped
 275 ml white wine
 300ml hot chicken stock ( it's ok you can use a cube )
 Juice of 1.5-2 lemons
 4 egg yolks ( whites can be made into meringue or omelette or frozen for a later date )
 Salt and pepper

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Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper

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Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the chicken until browned , turning frequently. ( about 8-10 minutes)

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Drain off any excess fat

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Add the tarragon and wine , simmer rapidly until the liquid is reduced by half

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Pour in the stock and cook for a further 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through

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Whisk together the egg yolks and lemon juice

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Add to the chicken , stir constantly

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Cook for another 5-6 minutes . You should get a smooth thickened sauce .

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Season with salt and pepper and serve with rice , noodles or sautéed potatoes

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Ingredients

 500g boneless chicken cut into bite size pieces ( you can use breast or thighs )
 1 tblspn veg oil
 3 tblspns fresh tarragon chopped
 275 ml white wine
 300ml hot chicken stock ( it's ok you can use a cube )
 Juice of 1.5-2 lemons
 4 egg yolks ( whites can be made into meringue or omelette or frozen for a later date )
 Salt and pepper

Directions

1

Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper

2
3
4
5

Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the chicken until browned , turning frequently. ( about 8-10 minutes)

6
7
8
9

Drain off any excess fat

10
11
12
13

Add the tarragon and wine , simmer rapidly until the liquid is reduced by half

14
15
16
17

Pour in the stock and cook for a further 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through

18
19
20
21

Whisk together the egg yolks and lemon juice

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23
24
25

Add to the chicken , stir constantly

26
27
28
29

Cook for another 5-6 minutes . You should get a smooth thickened sauce .

30
31
32
33

Season with salt and pepper and serve with rice , noodles or sautéed potatoes

Lemon Chicken