• 5-6 Chicken breasts
  • 8 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2ozs of butter
  • 12-14 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 8oz of creme fraiche
  • sprinkle of chili powder

Chicken & Tarragon With Sun Dried Tomatoes

A truly lovely summer recipe, the sun dried tomatoes and the tarragon mixed with the lemons makes you think of summer evenings in the med. This is a dish that can sit around for a while so that makes it very useful when entertaining.


  1. Slice chicken into thin strips then marinade in lemon juice, paprika, garlic and chopped tarragon for at least an hour, 2 is better.
  2. Melt butter in  a large frying pan, add chicken mixture
  3. Cook gently for 8-10 min
  4. Add thinly sliced sun-dried tomatoes to the pan cook for a few mins
  5. Lift out the chicken and let the sauce bubble
  6. Reduce a little, then add the creme fraiche
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste, then return the chicken to the sauce and place in a warm oven for 20 minutes covered or it can stay in a warm over for up to an hour as long as you keep checking it


It is good served with a wild rice and salad. this quantity serves 4-6 depending on portion size. Warm oven would be about 150 degrees.