Chicken & Tarragon Risotto

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    45mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    586

The classic combination of chicken and tarragon in a creamy, comforting risotto. Mascarpone takes this oven-baked dish to the next level.

recipe updated May 3, 2019

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    500g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    25g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Risotto rice icon
    Risotto rice
    300g
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    150ml
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    400ml
  • Saffron threads icon
    Saffron threads
    2g
  • Mascarpone cheese icon
    Mascarpone cheese
    250g
  • Tarragon icon
    Tarragon
    13g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    12g
  • Mangetout icon
    Mangetout
    100g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Dutch oven
  • kCook icon Work surface

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside chicken breast: cubed
  2. Prep and set aside onion: finely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside garlic clove: crushed
  4. Prep and set aside mangetout: halved
  5. Pre-heat
  6. Prepare a clean work surface
  7. Add prepared chicken breast
  8. Season with salt & pepper
  9. Get a clean Dutch oven
  10. Melt butter
  11. Transfer chicken to Dutch oven
  12. Fry gently for 5min on low heat until browned
  13. Add prepared onion
  14. Fry for 5min
  15. Add prepared garlic clove
  16. Add risotto rice
  17. Cook for 1min while stirring occasionally
  18. Add white wine
  19. Cook until liquid has evaporated
  20. Add vegetable stock
  21. Add saffron threads
  22. Boil and cover
  23. Cook for 10min until tender
  24. Stir in mascarpone cheese
  25. Add tarragon
  26. Add fresh parsley
  27. Add prepared mangetout
  28. Stir until completely melted and cover
  29. Cook for 5min
  30. Season to taste
  31. Serve
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