Chicken Marengo

According to google this is a french inspired dish and usually consists of sautéed chicken with fried eggs and crayfish! Think I prefer the sound of this version!

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This is one of the few recipes that has a photo, it’s not great so doesnt really help give a clear idea of what it should look like..
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I opted to use chicken thighs as I think they are much better in dishes like this. I had bought boneless thighs which were quite small so I used 6 for this.

Pretty straightforward prep for this one and then it’s left in the oven. If you can’t be bothered making a bouquet garni pretty sure you could just throw in whatever herbs you have.

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This smells great as it’s cooking, and was looking pretty tasty after just under an hour in the oven

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So when it says to seive the sauce and pour over the chicken, I had to assume the veg wasn’t to be wasted and thrown away so I served that on the side! The volume of sauce this creates is loads, I actually think this could take even more chicken.

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The chicken is lovely and soft and tastes great and the sauce is really excellent. The veg are also great and am so glad I kept them! Altogether it’s a really great dish. We just had with some sweet potato chips, but am thinking a mash would’ve been better to help mop up all the delicious sauce!

Would I make this again? Yes definitely

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