Chicken Vol au Vent

1
Doreen Fish

By
@dfish

This is my "Company's Coming" dish...I love, love love this recipe!!!
My sister -in-law made this for me over 20 years ago and I have been making it ever since. It is delicious served with steamed rice and a salad or steamed vegetables.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    vol au vent pastries ( puff pastry...usually 12 in a pack)
  • 4
    skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/4 c
    white wine or cooking wine
  • 1/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried tarragon
  • 1/4 c
    very finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    cooking oil...i use olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh pepper

How to Make Chicken Vol au Vent

Step-by-Step

  1. Put 1/4 cup of cooking oil in a large fry pan.Cook chicken pieces over medium heat for 5 minutes and set aside.
    To oil in pan add the 1/4 cup of onion. Cook for 2 minutes...be careful not to burn.Add the wine, chicken broth and tarragon. Bring to a boil than simmer uncovered for 3 minutes.Add the whipping cream and simmer 1 - 2 minutes longer until sauce thickens slightly and coats the back of a spoon. Return chicken to skillet along with 1/2 tsp pepper Stir well Serve over pastry shells.
  2. Cook Pastry shells according to package directions. Be sure to clean out centres before filling with chicken mixture.
    I usually double or triple the liquid ingredients as I love this sauce!!!

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About Chicken Vol au Vent

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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