Creamy Chicken with Corn, Tarragon and Tomatoes

Creamy Chicken with Corn, Tarragon and Tomatoes


"This is the quickest chicken recipe I have ever tried. It takes only ten minutes and the result is very tasty!"


servings 505 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 505 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 23.7 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 30.8 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 131 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 368 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Put the couscous in a small saucepan. Add 1/2 of the boiling chicken stock and enough water to cover. Simmer for 3 minutes, remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, heat the butter/margarine until it sizzles. Add the chicken breasts and saute until lightly browned. Add the other 1/2 of the chicken stock and the cream and heat gently until just boiling. Mix in the corn, tomatoes and 1/2 of the fresh tarragon. Heat through for 1 minute and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. With a fork fluff up reserved couscous. Add a handful of tarragon and the lemon juice. Salt and pepper to taste. Spoon the couscous and chicken onto serving plates and garnish with the remaining tarragon.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Delicious recipe. Cooking with fresh herbs makes a world of difference. I used approximately 1/2 can of stock in the sauce and found it too soupy, I'll use less next time. I couldn't find cousco...

Even my kids liked this. (They are picky eaters)I did make a few changes. I pounded the chicken first to thin it out. I reduced the amount of chicken broth to 3/4 cup and used less fresh tarrago...

This recipe is quick and tasty. I seasoned the chicken breast with tarragon, carraway seeds, thyme, poultry seasoning, red pepper flakes, and seasoning salt before I browned them. I omitted the ...

Wonderful flavor, even though I couldn't find fresh tarragon anywhere ( so I used dried leaves). The couscous just soaked up the wonderful sauce. You can play with the ratio of stock to cream,...

This recipe is really good, but I made several modifications to make it healthier. I added more veggies: 1 yellow pepper, 1 green pepper, 1/4 of red onion, (all largely chopped) and instead of...

Substituted fresh basil (my favourite herb- i love to smell the bunches in the supermarket - i know - im so weird!!) for the tarragon, and used fresh corn cobs. Kept the recipe as is apart from ...

Not really a terrific recipe in my book. The fresh herbs with fresh tomatoes and fresh squeezed lemon juice were really the only things that this recipe had going for it. It wasn't horrible, b...

This was very bland. I do not think I would make this again.

This was...not good. Consistency was very soupy. Flavor was very bland---even the fresh tarragon and the late addition of a dollop of fresh minced garlic could not give it life. However---my ...