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To make the purée, heat the butter in a pan over a medium heat. Add the cloves and bay leaf and fry for a minute.
Add the shallots, season and cook slowly over a low heat for an hour, stirring regularly until the shallots are soft.
Remove the cloves and bay leaf, add the yogurt and cook for 5 minutes. Add to a food processor and blend. Pass through a fine metal sieve and season. Keep warm
Whizz the sea salt, garlic and herbs to a paste in a food processor. Thoroughly coat the chicken in this and chill for 40 minutes. Rinse off the mix under cold running water.
Heat 5cm of water in a pan just wide enough to fit the chicken breasts in a single layer over a medium heat.
Bring to the boil, add the chicken breasts, and put on a lid lined with a double layer of foil and remove from the heat. Leave to sit for 15-20 minutes. Slice lengthways and keep warm.
Heat a griddle pan until hot. Toss the spring onions and pickled onions with a little oil. Griddle for 3-4 minutes until charred.
Heat the butter in a frying pan, when it foams add 1 tbsp of water and the mushrooms. Season and cook until tender.
Place the chicken on the shallot purée. Scatter with the onions and mushrooms.