Ooooo La La, a French Classic: How to Make Chicken Dijonnaise! by Chef Gigi Gaggero

Poultry Dinner
a year ago
Ooooo La La, a French Classic: How to Make Chicken Dijonnaise!

Eat like a chef and make Chicken Drumsticks Dijonnaise! Uh, yum!

You'll need:

  • 1-2 teaspoons ground cumin (it's optimum to toast your own coriander and pulverize, but optional)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 pounds chicken drumsticks (about 8)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard (not fake yellow)
  • 3 tablespoons crème fraiche or sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chopped tarragon

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Heat the olive oil until shimmering. Season the chicken drumsticks with salt and pepper. Place the chicken in skillet and cook, turning often, until nicely brown, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add onions and garlic. Cook about 3 minutes, stirring.
  3. Add chicken stock and cumin. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook until done, about 30 minutes. Remove chicken and set aside.
  4. In a bowl, whisk together the mustard, crème fraiche and tarragon. Add to pan and stir until thickened.
  5. Return the chicken to pan and blanket with the sauce!

Ooooh la la!

Donna John
Oh, my! This sounds heavenly, @chefgigi. Making this for sure next week.
Jan Mostrom
Chef Gigi Gaggero Can I make this with other pieces of chicken? It sounds awesome!
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Yes yes Jan Mostrom of course you can do whatever you want! I won't tell the French! Enjoy!!!!
Kim Stillman
Oh oh oh! I will be making this on Monday!
Donna John
How was it, Kim Stillman? I've got everything to make it this week, too. My stomach growls every time I see the picture of it! :-)
Kim Stillman
Delish! Well, and now that we've talked about it, I want more!
Donna John
Now I wish I had thawed out those chicken legs for TONIGHT, Kim Stillman!
LynetteLeBlanc
Was web surfing and was stopped in my tracks by the photo of this dish. Can you hear my stomach rumbling?!?
Chef Gigi Gaggero
LynetteLeBlanc SO happy to hear this! It's SO easy and fast to make --plus, low food cost and really helps the grocery budget ! Thxs for the comment .
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
This dish is still at the top of my list to make, Chef Gigi Gaggero! You are amazing!! I agree with all the comments by Donna John Jan Mostrom Kim Stillman and LynetteLeBlanc - major yum!

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