Chicken fricassee with young vegetables

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This classic chicken fricassee is my family’s favorite Sunday dish.

 

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 569 / Protein 43g / Carbohydr. 24g / Fat 33g

Ingredients (2 servings)

400 mlchicken stock
2chicken breasts
4mushrooms
1carrot
0.5kohlrabi
1shallot
0.5 bunchparsley (flat)
100 gpeas (frozen)
1bay leaf
2 berriesallspice
2black peppercorns
25 gbutter
25 gall-purpose flour
100 mlheavy cream
rice to serve

Utensils

deep frying pan with lid, large sieve, large bowl, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Maracuja Spritzer
The exotic maracuja juice makes for a fruity and tingly taste sensation. The slight acidity of maracuja is balanced out by the mildness of the chicken fricassee.

Step 1

Chicken fricassee with young vegetables

Quarter mushrooms. Cut carrot and kohlrabi into hazelnut-sized pieces. Finely chop shallot. Cut chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces.

cutting board, knife

4 mushrooms / 1 carrot / 0.5 kohlrabi / 1 shallot / 2 chicken breasts

Step 2

Chicken fricassee with young vegetables

Place mushrooms, chopped shallot, carrot, kohlrabi and chicken breast into a deep frying pan with the bay leaf, allspice, and pepper corns. Fill up with chicken stock and boil with lid closed for approx. 5 min.

deep frying pan with lid

1 bay leaf / 2 berries allspice / 2 black peppercorns / 400 ml chicken stock

Step 3

Chicken fricassee with young vegetables

Meanwhile, finely chop parsley.

cutting board, knife

0.5 bunch parsley

Step 4

Chicken fricassee with young vegetables

Drain cooked vegetables and chicken. Save the stock. Pick out the spices. Melt butter in the same pan. Gradually add the flour and heat for approx 2 min., stirring continuously.

large sieve, large bowl, cooking spoon

25 g butter / 25 g all-purpose flour

Step 5

Chicken fricassee with young vegetables

Add the stock from step 4, as well as the heavy cream, to the roux. Put the vegetables and the chicken back into the pan. Now, add the peas and bring to a boil.

100 ml heavy cream / 100 g peas

Step 6

Chicken fricassee with young vegetables

Next, stir in the chopped parsley and serve warm with rice.

rice to serve