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Poached Chicken Mousseline

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Ingredients
  Water 1 Large
  White wine 500 Milliliter
  Chopped onion 1
  Chopped carrot 1 Large
  Chopped celery 1 (Stalk)
  Bouquet garni 1
  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 170 Gram
  Egg yolks 3
  Water 15 Milliliter
  Lemon juice 15 Milliliter
  Melted butter 180 Milliliter
  Whipping cream 125 Milliliter
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

In a large sauce pan, bring the water, wine, onion, carrot, celery and bouquet garni to a boil.
Reduce to half the liquid's volume.
Reduce temperature.
Place chicken into liquid and simmer for 12 minutes.
While chicken poaches, blend the eggs with 15 ml (1 tbsp) of water and lemon juice.
Place in a double boiler.
Cook, stirring constantly until eggs thicken but do not over cook.
Remove from heat and whip in the butter until sauce is very smooth and thick.
Whip the cream and fold into the sauce, add seasonings.
Place poached chicken on serving plates.
Cover with sauce and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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