UA-121975756-1 Chicken & Tarragon Soup | England | Carte-du-vin wine tasting evening
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CHICKEN & TARRAGON SOUP

wine tasting in Hampshire

  • 25g butter

  • 1 large onion sliced finely

  • 2tbsp plain flour

  • 850ml chicken stock

  • Finely grated zest and juice of ½ lemon

  • 225g cooked, skinless & boneless chicken – chopped                                    
     **I used uncooked chicken thighs -roasted them with the onion & tarragon-MJ

  • 1tbsn chopped fresh tarragon

  • 150ml double cream

  • Salt & white pepper

  • Garnish – Lemon Zest, Tarragon, Sliced Radishes 

  1. Melt butter in large lidded saucepan

  2. Add sliced onion & sweat covered and shake at regular intervals

  3. Add flour stir and cook for approx.. 1 minute                             **for a change add a little white wine with the stock-MJ

  4. Gradually add stock to flour mixture stirring all the time, heat until thickened                                                                                                                  

  5. Season

  6. Add lemon zest & juice cover and simmer for a short while

  7. Add chicken & tarragon & simmer for about 5 minutes.

  8. Cool a little

  9. Add cream, adjust seasoning re heat but be careful cream doesn’t separate/

  • Garnish with tarragon, lemon zest, sliced radishes 

We tasted the following wines with this recipe

Chateau La Tour de Chollet - Blanc sec Exceptionel Blanc Sec

Domaine Grangette - Picpoul de Pinet