Try our lemon chicken pasta then check out our lemon pasta, lemon chicken with orzo and roast chicken recipes.

For more recipes using tarragon, check out our tarragon butter chicken, tarragon and vermouth mussels and new potatoes and tarragon.


  • 250g  fresh tagliatelle
  • 1 shallot, finely sliced 
  • butter
  • olive oil
  • 2 ready roasted chicken breasts, torn into chunks 
  • a small bunch tarragon, leaves picked and chopped
  • ½ lemon, juiced 
  • grated parmesan, to serve


  • STEP 1

    Cook half a pack of fresh tagliatelle and drain, reserving some cooking water. Fry the shallot in a knob of butter and a drizzle of oil in a frying pan until soft, then add the roasted chicken breast fillets to heat through and coat in the buttery oil.Add the pasta, chopped tarragon, juice of ½ a lemon and seasoning. Add a splash of the pasta water, if needed, to create a sauce that coats the tagliatelle. Serve with grated parmesan.


Janine Ratcliffe Portrait
Janine RatcliffeFood director

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating