Corn-fed chicken with wild mushrooms and leeks

servings 2
50 minutes

Ingredients

Chicken with wild mushrooms and leek recipe

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 75g of butter
  • 1 large shallot
  • 1 dash of white wine
  • 50ml of water
  • 25ml of whipping cream
  • 50g of wild mushrooms
  • 4 baby leeks
  • 2 tsp fresh tarragon
  • 1 dash of lemon juice

Method

1
In a thick bottom pan melt 25g of the butter and seal the chicken breast, skin side down
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 25g of butter
2
Peel and slice the shallots and add along with the white wine. Bring to the boil
  • 1 large shallot
  • 1 dash of white wine
3
Add water, cover with a lid and place in the oven at 180 degrees centigrade until cooked, about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove chicken and leave to rest for 10 minutes under foil. Strain chicken liquid through a sieve into another pan
  • 50ml of water
4
Trim the baby leeks and steam for a few minutes until tender. Slice and put aside
  • 4 baby leeks
5
Bring the chicken liquid to the boil and add the mushrooms and cook for about 1 minute before adding the cream. Once again bring to the boil
  • 50g of wild mushrooms
  • 25ml of whipping cream
6
Whisk in the butter little by little, add the cooked leeks, chicken and tarragon. Season with sea salt and freshly milled pepper as necessary and a few drops of lemon juice.
  • 50g of butter
  • 2 tsp fresh tarragon
  • 1 dash of lemon juice