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Chicken with flageolet beans and girolle mushrooms Recipe

Ingredients for people

    For the meat
  • Cornfed chicken breast(s) - skin on : 6 whole
  • Fresh thyme : 6 sprig
  • Unsalted butter : 40 g
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn
  • Olive oil : 30 ml

  • For the vegetables
  • Shallot(s) : 2 whole
  • Garlic clove(s) : 2 whole
  • Carrot(s) : 2 whole
  • Stick(s) of celery : 2 whole
  • Flageolet bean(s) : 400 g
  • Dry white wine : 700 ml
  • Chicken stock : 100 ml
  • Flat leaf parsley : 0.25 bunch
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn

  • For the garnish(es)
  • Girolle(s) : 100 g
  • Unsalted butter : 30 g
  • Chervil : 0.25 bunch
  • 1For the meat

    Preheat the oven to 180'C. Season the chicken.

    Heat the oil in a frying pan and then add the chicken to the pan, skin side down, and cook until golden brown. Turn the chicken over and add the butter and thyme to the pan. Use the melted butter to baste the chicken and then trasnfer to a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Reserve the pan and the cooking juices and use to cook the vegetables.

  • 2For the vegetables

    Peel and finely dice the shallot and the garlic. Peel and dice the carrot. Cut the celery into slices. Pick and finely chop the parsley leaves.

    Add the vegeables to the pan used to cook the chicken. Season and cook until the vegetables begin to soften. Add the flageolet beans to the pan, pour in the wine and cook for 5 minutes. Add the stock to the pan and allow to reduce down. Fold in the parsley and a knob of butter.

  • 3For the garnish

    Brush the girolles clean and tear into smaller pieces. Heat the butter in a pan, add the girolles and cook over a high heat until golden brown. Season well.

  • 4To serve

    Carve the chicken supremes on the angle. Place a neat pile of the flageolet beans in the centre of the plate and arrange the chicken on top. Garnish with the girolle mushrooms and freshly picked chervil.

Chef's tip

«Avoid washing mushrooms in water as they will soak it up. Instead, use a small brush to remove any dirt. »

Roasted cornfed chicken breast served on a bed of braised flageolet beans, carrots and celery and finished with pan-fried girolle mushrooms.

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  • Preparation  10mins
  • Cooking time  30mins
  • Rest time  10mins