• Serves 4
  • 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 10 Ingredients


A quick tarragon lemon chicken recipe for the ‘easy’ gourmet dinner.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500g chicken drumsticks (skin off preferable)
  • 3 medium royal blue potatoes
  • 1 brown onion
  • 2 tbsp dried tarragon
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp chicken stock powder
  • 1 red chilli
  • 6 corn cobettes (or two ears of corn cut into thirds)
  • 50g butter
  • olive oil


  1. Saute onions and chilli in olive oil until onions soften.
  2. Add tarragon, stock powder and chicken drumsticks. Saute for two minutes.
  3. Add diced potatoes, corn cobettes, grated lemon rind, juice of the lemon, butter and half a cup of water.
  4. Cooking method 1: Bake in oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes at 190C (in a baking dish covered with foil to retain the moisture). Cooking method 2: Pressure cook for 15 minutes (Meat/Poultry setting on the Philips All-In-One Cooker).


It may not look like much but it tastes delicious! If you want to add some green to your plate, serve with some steamed green beans or broccoli..

  • This meal looks warming and vital. Thanks so much for the recipe.


  • What a simple recipe – my mouth is salivating just thinking about it. I have the tarragon growing – so I’ll be trying this soon.


  • Sounds lovely & easy to do. Thanks for sharing.


  • yum, I have tarragon and chili growing, so this would be a good use for them


  • This looks really good.. .time to try something new/


  • I’m so runs down with a cold at the moment, this looks like the perfect remedy meal… Yum


  • This sounds great


  • This sounds great & perfect for these cold nights. Thanks for sharing.


  • Yum, perfect for colder nights.


  • I don’t really know tarragon – your recipe looks incredible!


  • Yummo, sounds delicious.


  • I haven’t cooked a roast for a while.This recipe looks nice will try it out :)


  • this isn’t my idea of a traditional roast chicken, but how yummy does it look?


  • I have never cooked
    with tarragon before, thanks for sharing, I know we have it growing in the garden somewhere


  • this looks so yummy and a great side of corn yummo!


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