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Carla Hall's Smothered Lemon Chicken with Peas and Carrots

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This is one of Carla Hall's favorite recipes.
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
4
cost
$
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ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 boneless/skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 Yellow onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 lemon (for the lemon zest)
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1/2 cup Chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 box frozen peas
  • 1 carrot (sliced into coins)
  • 1 box frozen pearl onions
  • 1 bunch tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1 tablespoon flour
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    4 boneless/skinless chicken breasts
    1 Yellow onion (thinly sliced)
    Salt, to taste
    Saute chicken in olive oil. Add onions and a dash of salt.
  • 2
    1/2 cup Chicken stock
    1/2 cup milk
    1 tablespoon flour
    Remove chicken. Keep cooking onions until tender. Add stock and milk and dust with flour.
  • 3
    1 lemon
    1 bunch parsley
    Once stock and milk are hot, add lemon zest, then add chicken back and cook until it's done. (you can add some peas if you like). Add some parsley.
  • 4
    1 box frozen peas
    1 carrot (sliced into coins)
    1 box frozen pearl onions
    2 tablespoons butter
    Sweat carrots in butter until tender. Add pearl onions and peas. ("Sweat" means to cook slowly over low heat in butter, usually covered, without browning)
  • 5
    Salt and pepper (to taste)
    1 bunch tarragon
    Zest from lemon used earlier
    Sprig of thyme
    Season chicken with salt and pepper, lemon zest, thyme and tarragon.Plate and serve with peas, carrots and pearl onions
 
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