Corn-Fed Spring Chicken in Vanilla Sauce with Thai Mango Couscous

Total time: 30m
Preparation Time: 30m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 0 Kcal


  • 2.5 dl single cream
  • 150 g butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 0.5 stick Vanilla pod, cut open lengthways, scooped out
  • 4 chicken breasts, streaks of fat removed, cut into strips
  • 2.2 dl vegetable bouillon
  • some kaffir lime leaves for garnish
  • 1 stick lemon grass, crushed
  • 200 g couscous
  • 0.5 mango cut into very small cubes


  • For the poulard, heat the half cream and add the diced butter, stirring constantly. Season with salt and vanilla. Add the chicken strips and leave to combine (poach) for 3-4 mins.
  • For the couscous, add the lemongrass and Kaffir lime leaves to the stock and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and leave to steep for half an hour. Reheat and remove the lemongrass and Kaffir lime leaves. Pour the liquid over the couscous, cover and set aside for about 20 mins. Stir in the diced mango before serving. Decorate with Kaffir lime leaves, vanilla pods and a few strips of mango.

Discover cooking tips and more recipes at FOOBY

Products used in this recipe

Save these products to a list

Due to seasonality or for logistical reasons it can occur that an ingredient is not available for this recipe. We thank you for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience.

Recommended Wines

View all recommended wines

Are you looking for another recipe?

Over 600 delicious recipes on coop@home