Dijon-Tarragon Cream Chicken

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Chicken breasts bathed in a delicate mustard tarragon sauce. A quick and simple recipe that you can serve on a weeknight but tastes like a French chef came to your house!

close up view of Dijon-Tarragon Cream Chicken garnished with herbs, served with yellow squash on a plate
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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon

Directions

  1. Melt the butter and heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and place in the skillet. Brown on both sides. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and continue cooking 15 minutes, or until chicken juices run clear. Set aside and keep warm.

  2. Stir cream into the pan, scraping up brown bits. Mix in mustard and tarragon. Cook and stir 5 minutes, or until thickened. Return chicken to skillet to coat with sauce. Drizzle chicken with remaining sauce to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

310 Calories
21g Fat
2g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 310
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 227mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 246mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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