6 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
2½ cups dry vermouth
¼ cup fresh lime juice
⅓ cup fresh tarragon leaves and a few sprigs for garnish
2 whole chicken breasts, halved, skinned, and boned
2 scallions, trimmed and minced
2 tbsp. strong chicken broth
1 cup heavy cream
Salt and freshly ground white pepper
¼ lb. butter, chilled and cubed
4 egg yolks, lightly beaten
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 lb. fettuccine, cooked INSTRUCTIONS 1. Mix together garlic, 1 cup of the vermouth, 3 tbsp.of the lime juice, and 3 tbsp. of the tarragon in a medium bowl. Add chicken, turning to coat well, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
2. Mix together remaining 1 ½ cups vermouth, 1 tbsp. lime juice, and 2 tbsp. tarragon in a medium saucepan. Add scallions, chicken broth, and heavy cream, season to taste with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook until reduced by ab
3. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade, and shake off excess. Lay chicken in hot skillet, weigh down with a heavy pan, and cook until crisp and golden, about 7 minutes. Turn chicken over, weigh down again, and
4. Serve chicken over fettuccine; spoon sauce over both and garnish with tarragon sprigs.