Aromatic Tarragon Herbs
₱79.00 / pack
Aniseed, bitter, spicy delicious garnish.
This aromatic herb with peppery flavor plus a hint of a little bit of vinegar is a royalty french tarragon herb known also as estragon and dragon wort, dubbed as "King of Herbs" by the French.
Popular as a culinary herb used to flavor the dishes, especially famous in French cuisines as base for what would become the traditional seasoning blend, and also in Mediterranean dishes.
This fragrant Tarragon herb pack is equivalent to 1.5 bouquets of fresh herbs, only better as it is culinary-grade and it does not waste away faster. More cost-effective and readily-available. Just a little sprinke, then pop it back into the freezer, no thawing needed. Original flavor, true fragrance and color are conserved in comparison to the dried ones.
Freshly-chopped, frozen just right (IQF - Individually Quick Frozen), ready to pour right out of its convenient pack!
Tarragon, sunflower oil and rapeseed oil (5% max)
This exquisite herb is rich in phytonutrients as well antioxidants that are important for optimum health and help prevent diseases.
It is considered to be one of the food sources among the common herbs that provide high antioxidant value. It also contains poly-phenolic compounds that studies suggest help reduce blood sugar levels. Certain compounds are said to have shown properties that help prevent platelet build-up and adhesion to blood vessel wall, as shown in laboratory studies on tarragon extract. This, in turn, help prevent formation of clots on the tiny vessels through the brain and the heart protecting from heart attack and stroke.
The herb is also a rich source of fiber, vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, C, B-complex, calcium, iron, potassium, manganese, copper, magnesium, and zinc.
Addition of even a small portion of this herb may help boost nutrient content especially when mixed with health-promoting veggies.
Tarragon herb has also medicinal functions and is said to have been used in traditional remedies for stimulating the appetite and ease digestive upsets, for anorexia and dyspepsia. Making a tea out of this herb may even help insomnia, fight fatigue, calm the nerves, or promote menstruation.
How to Cook with Tarragon:
- to marinate chicken with a mix of dill, olive oil, and lemon.
- enhance the flavor of scrambled egg
- sprinkle on chicken and fish recipes
- used as a basis for salad dressings
- goes well with meat and veggies
- paris well with lemons and oranges
- used even in herbed butters, cream sauces, sour creams, soups, and yogurt
- used as salt substitute
*For cooked dishes, best results are obtained when adding it at the near end of the cooking process to retain flavor.
Recipes with Tarragon:
- Tarragon tea of 7 tbsp poured with a cup of boiling water, leave for a few minutes then strain, drink while hot
- Chicken thighs and vegetables papillotes: try recipe below (courtesy of daregal.fr).
Take out from the freezer and get the needed amount for your recipes.
Put immediately back to the freezer to store.
Keep frozen (-18°C) in the freezer compartment.
Do not refreeze after defrosting.
Chicken thighs with tarragon and vegetables papillotes
*courtesy of daregal.fr
4 chicken thighs
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt and ground pepper
2 tablespoon shallots
2 tablespoon frozen Tarragon Aromatic Herb
Parchment paper – cut into 4 squares
Preheat oven at 220°C
Peel carrots and courgettes then cut them into sticks.
Wash the tomatoes and cut them into small cubes.
Place each chicken thigh on parchment paper.
Spread the vegetables over the chicken, and a splash of olive oil.
Sprinkle the shallots, tarragon, a pinch of salt and some ground pepper over the chicken thighs & vegetables.
Fold up the parchment paper to make 4 parcels. Ensure fully sealed.
Cook in the oven for 20 minutes.