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Chicken and Tarragon Tray Bake ⠀⠀



Time to repost this classic combination of Chicken, Tarragon, Mushrooms all cooked in a healthy creamy sauce. I know that so many of you have tried and tested this recipe for me and it’s been a huge success. Thank you as always for your feedback it’s so important to me. Don’t forget to tag / hashtag #simplyfoodbymandy for a chance to be featured in my stories.



Serves 3-4



8 Chicken Thighs - skin & bone attached

1 bunch fresh tarragon

2 onions - chopped

2 garlic cloves - crushed

200ml creme fraiche

150g mixed mushrooms - sliced


1 lemon cut into wedges ⠀⠀⠀



Place the onions and garlic in a large roasting tin. Drizzle with olive oil, season and mix until the garlic is evenly distributed. Place the chicken on top and season. Nestle 3 sprigs of tarragon into the tray and roast at 200 degrees for 25 minutes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Finely chop the remaining tarragon, discarding any woody bits. Mix into the tub of creme fraiche.


Remove the chicken from the oven and place the chicken on a plate leaving the onion mixture in the pan. Pour in the creme fraiche mushrooms and tarragon and stir until combined. Return the chicken to the pan and cook for another 10-15 minutes. Serve with a lemon wedge.


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