"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Savory Chicken Tarragon Recipe

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This recipe for Savory Chicken Tarragon, by , is from The Knight Family Cookbook by Kim, Kelly, Kerry, Kristy and Kirby, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kerry Tanis
Added: Monday, July 27, 2009


1 lb. chicken cut up
1 1/2 c. sliced carrots
1/4 c. butter/margarine
1/2 c. diced onions
1 tsp. garlic salt
1/2 tsp. tarragon
1/4 c. parsley
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 1/2 c. water
1 can of chicken broth
1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
3 c. (8 oz.) large shells, uncooked
2 T. flour
2 T. water

In 4 quart sauce pan, melt butter and cook onion for one minute. Add chicken, carrots, parsley, tarragon and pepper. Continue to cook until chicken is lightly browned. Blend in water, broth and lemon juice. Stir in shells and continue boiling, uncovered, for 11 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and gradually add flour blended with water until thickened.




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