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Recipe: Chicken Sandwich with Tarragon

lemon tarragon chicken sandwich

I was again checking what’s on sale at Regency Spices this morning, and I saw tarragon flakes! I have hardly seen fresh tarragon sold in Hong Kong’s supermarkets (maybe I wasn’t looking carefully enough?) Tarragon when combined with homemade mayonnaise or some nice seasonings like the Jamaican Jerk Chicken Spices makes for a really good sandwich. Recipe: Chicken Sandwich with Tarragon Serving: 2 Ingredients 1 clove garlic 2-3 tsp Jamaican Jerk Seasoning 2 tablespoon cooking wine 220g chicken breast 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon skin, zest ½ apple 4 tablespoon mayonnaise (if you have homemade one, that would be super!) 1 … keep reading

How healthy are dried tarragon leaves?

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Tarragon is one of the rarer, more exotic herbs here in Asia. It’s grown almost exclusively in Europe, and the best quality Tarragon is dominated by Spain and France. So it’s no surprise when Tarragon turns out to be one of the most expensive herbs. But the flavours are superb: Tarragon smells like chocolate and Vanilla, and the taste has a class of it’s own. We love using it when cooking chicken, fish and making pickles. What’s most awesome about Tarragon is that in addition to tasting good, Tarragon flakes are also super healthy! Clinical trials have shown that extracts … keep reading