Fava Beans over Chicken

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