Chicken in Horseradish and Chervil Sauce

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“from The Scandinavian Cookbook If you can't find chervil for the sauce, use parsley.”
1hr 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the chicken in a large casserole with the onion, carrot, bay leaves, peppercorns, and salt. Add water to cover , bring to a boil and simmer for 1 hour, or until the meat is white. Take the chicken from broth _ let cool. Strain the broth reserve 2 1/2 cups for the sauce.
  2. Make the sauce. Melt the butter in a large pan. Add the sliced artichokes and fennel and cook for 2 minutes. Sprinkle the flour over the vegetables and stir until the flour and butter have combined. Pour in half the reserved chicken broth and stir until smooth. Add the remaining chicken broth and the horseradish and bring to a boil. Add the cream and salt and pepper and return the sauce to a boil, then decrease the heat to a simmer.
  3. Remove the skin and bones from the chicken. Break the meat into medium-size pieces. Stir the chicken and chervil into the sauce and let it simmer for a couple of minutes, or until the chicken is heated through. Season with salt and pepper and serve with boiled potatoes.

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