Recipe

Poached chicken with green beans and tarragon

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Poached chicken with green beans and tarragon
  • 3 sprigs tarragon
  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 300 gram green beans, trimmed
  • 2 clove garlic, sliced thinly lengthways
  • 2 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted

Method

Poached chicken with green beans and tarragon
  • 1
    Half fill a medium saucepan with water. Add 1 sprig of tarragon, and season to taste. Bring to the boil. Add chicken breast to water. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5-6 minutes.
  • 2
    Drop beans into saucepan with chicken and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    In a small saucepan, heat a little olive oil on low. Add garlic and pine nuts. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • 4
    Chop remaining tarragon. Toss through green beans. Arrange beans on serving plates and top with sliced chicken and pine nut mixture.

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