RECIPE

Fava Beans over Chicken

Serves 1 TO 2

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Raymond Hom


Directions

1.

Saute leek in butter. Add fava beans and chicken stock. Simmer for 1 minute. Stir in heavy cream. Simmer for 2 minutes. Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Serve on chicken.

COOK'S NOTES

Preparing fava beans: For most recipes, you’ll blanch and peel the beans: Remove beans from pods, and cook in a pot of salted boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain, and run under cold water. Remove the skins.

Ingredients

  • 1 sliced leek
  • Butter
  • 1 cup blanched, peeled fava beans
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Poached chicken

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