The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


May 10, 2014

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PALESTINE — Chicken Veronique


1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces (or 4 large chicken breasts)

Salt and pepper to season chicken

2 tablespoons butter

2 cloves garlic crushed

2 teaspoons dried tarragon

1/4 cup chopped white onions

1 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup dry white wine

1 cup red or white seedless grapes, halved


Pan fry chicken pieces in butter on medium heat. Brown on all sides then place in oven at 325 till cooked through, about 15 minutes. Add onions and garlic to pan and sauté for two minutes. Add white wine and reduce by half. Add cream and grapes and bring to a bring to a boil. Add tarragon and serve.

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