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tarragon chicken parcels

Tarragon Chicken Parcels

Course Lunch
Cuisine British
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Author Fiona Maclean


  • 2 Medium Chicken Breasts For a slimline dish, choose skinless chicken!
  • 12 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 sprigs French Tarragon
  • 4 Kalamata olives
  • 1 Lemon sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil


  1. Coat each of the chicken breasts with a tiny amount of olive oil
  2. Put each chicken breast in a square of foil
  3. place a sprig of tarragon on each one
  4. Now cover with sliced lemons
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  5. Put the cherry tomatoes and olives around the chicken
  6. Season with salt and pepper and close up the parcels, crimping the edges so that they are sealed all round
  7. Place on a baking tray in a preheated oven at 180c,
  8. Cook for 20 minutes
  9. Serve by unsealing the parcels, removing the tarragon and lemon and plating the chicken up with olives and tomatoes surrounding.
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