Tarragon French Roast Chicken

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By Nigella Lawson

Published 1998

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  • 2 large chickens
  • butter to smear over
  • small bunch tarragon, chopped
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This should also give you wonderful leftovers for salad or sandwiches. Soften the butter – enough to smear over the breasts of both chickens – and mix well with the chopped tarragon, reserving the tarragon stalks for later. Don’t go mad: tarragon is wonderful used with a light hand, suddenly whiffy when thrown in with too much exuberance. A straggly bunch comprising about 10 sprigs should be mo