Chicken Tarragon Recipe serve 6
Step 1: Preheat
oven to 375 degrees F.
2: Season inside the chicken with half of the tarragon, 1 tablespoon of butter, salt and pepper. Sprinkle the chicken with tarragon, chopped shallots, salt and pepper. Keep a pinch of tarragon for the sauce.
3: Roast for 1 hour and 10 minutes in the oven.
4: Simmer chicken stock for 2 minutes in a saucepan. Keep 1 tablespoon of stock and remove the rest.
Step 5: Blend cornstarch and Port together. Add the chicken stock. Boil at high heat, and until sauce has thickened. Add a pinch of tarragon and 1 tablespoon of butter.
Step 6: Pour the liquid over the chicken.
Serving: with rice or potatoes
Chablis or Pouilly Fuissé, white Meursault, Vouvray, Provence rosé, Saint Estèphe (French Wine Guide).