Scandinavian chicken with rosemary and juniper berries
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- 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
- 1 level tablespoon of fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped
- 20 juniper berries crushed in a mortar and pestle or under a rolling pin
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon cornflour
- 200 ml chicken stock
- 200 ml crème fraiche
- Preheat the oven to 160° C (325° F - gas 3), [fan oven 140° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]
- Slash the chicken breasts to allow the flavours to get into the meat
- Oil the roasting tin with half of the olive oil
- Add the chicken breasts and a good grind of black pepper and sprinkle with the rosemary and juniper berries drizzle with the remaining olive oil
- Roast for 20 minutes
- After 20 minutes, mix the cornflour, chicken stock and crème fraiche and pour over the cooked chicken
- Return to the oven and cook for a further 15 minutes
- Check the chicken is properly cooked before serving.
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