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Chicken and tarragon fricasse


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for 10 servings

chicken thighs, skinless and boneless diced
mushrooms sliced
onion diced
tarragon chopped
plain flour
vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste
chicken stock
white wine
double cream
Nutilis Clear
Pastry top
cooked savoury pastry
gravy, warm
Nutilis Clear



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Level 4 puréed dysphagia diet

1. Heat a heavy based pan on the stove, combine the chicken and flour in a bowl and dust off any excess flour.
2. Add oil to the pan and fry the chicken until lightly coloured, add the onions and mushrooms and continue cooking for two minutes.
3. Pour in the wine and reduce the liquid by one third before adding the stock and cream.
4. Finally, add the tarragon and simmer gently until chicken is tender (approx. 30 minutes).
5, Once cooked, cool slightly and transfer to a blender, blend until smooth and pass through a sieve to remove any bits.
6. Season to taste and add Nutilis Clear, mix well and leave to stand for one minute.

Pastry Top

1. Place the pastry in a blender and blend to a fine crumb.
2. Add the warm gravy and blend to a smooth paste.
3. Mix in Nutilis Clear and allow to stand for one minute.

Serving suggestion: Serve with puréed garden peas and carrots. Could be served in an individual foil pie dish.

Ensure you complete dysphagia texture checks.

For more information on how to prepare and present meals using Nutilis Clear, take a loot at our chef’s preparation and presentation tip videos.

Additional portions can be frozen for later use or refrigerated for up to 24 hours. For further information on storing and reheating recipes click here.

Please be aware the blending hot foods can be dangerous. Always check the manufacturer’s instructions for safe blending.

*Allergens may be present, please check individual product and ingredient labels. If concerned about allergens please contact your healthcare professional.

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These recipes should form part of a healthy, varied diet and the amount of Nutilis Clear used in each recipe is used as an example and does not replace the advice of your Healthcare Professional. Individual requirements will vary so please refer to your Healthcare Professional if you are unsure how much Nutilis Clear is right for you.

Nutilis Clear is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision. Nutilis Clear is designed for use by patients with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia). Information provided does not replace the advice and supervision of a doctor, speech language therapist or dietician. Use recommended amount of Nutilis as recommended by your Healthcare Professional.

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