Creamy Chicken with Asparagus & Tarragon

Creamy Chicken with Asparagus & Tarragon

The minute I saw this recipe at BBC Goodfood I told myself I will be making one as soon as possible as me and my daughter are huge fans of creamy dishes. This Creamy Chicken with Asparagus & Tarragon is a simple concoction of chicken and asparagus served in a tarragon infused creamy sauce.

Making this is quite simple as well, you just need to sauté them and simmer in chicken stock until cooked. Original recipe serves it with potatoes, I added roasted cauliflower to the equation as I thought it was a good match for this dish as well.

Creamy Chicken with Asparagus & Tarragon
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Serves: 3-4
  • 6-8 pcs boneless chicken thighs
  • 12 pcs white button mushrooms, cut in half
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 350 ml chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp dried tarragon
  • 3 tbsp cream
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • salt
  • oil
  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet add oil then brown chicken pieces on all sides. Remove chicken then set it aside.
  3. Add garlic and onions then sauté until onions are soft.
  4. Add the mushrooms, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken back together with the chicken stock and dried tarragon, cover the skillet then bring to a boil once boiling lower heat and gently simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add the asparagus and simmer for 3 more minutes.
  7. Stir in the cream, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve.
  8. Note:
  9. Best if served with boiled potatoes and roasted cauliflower
Best if served with boiled potatoes and roasted cauliflower


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6 Responses

  1. suituapui says:

    Cream, eh? We’ve tried yogurt – a little sourish but nice. Here, asparagus is very expensive and it is not easy to get fresh buttons and they’re very expensive too – the ones in cans are not the same. 🙁

  2. snehanvg says:

    Amazing! Only, it’s difficult to find asparagus in my neighbourhood:)

  3. Delicious dish and taragon is such an underused herb! not sure why but cannot leave a comment for the life of me when looking at your blog in Firefox???

  4. mjskit says:

    I make something very similar to this but I don’t use asparagus. What a great idea! Now it’s a complete meal. Will be making this soon!

  5. You can’t go wrong with chicken thighs in general, but you’ve really done them right with this dish. What a great weeknight dinner. Merry Christmas, Raymund!

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