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Chicken Breasts With Tarragon Cream Sauce

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Boneless skinless chicken breast halves - (abt 2 lbs)
1 tablespoon 15mlButter
1 tablespoon 15mlCanola oil
1/2 cup 118mlHeavy cream
1 tablespoon 15mlDijon mustard
2 teaspoons 10mlChopped fresh tarragon
  = (or 3/4 tspn dried tarragon)
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter with oil. Brown chicken breasts on both sides.

Reduce heat and cook, covered, 15 minutes, just until chicken is cooked through. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; tent with foil to keep warm.

Add cream to skillet; scraping up brown bits. Stir in mustard and tarragon. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes until sauce thickens slightly. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over chicken.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Carbohydrates: 1.5 grams

Net Carbs: 1.5 grams

Protein: 49.5 grams

Fat: 30.5 grams

Calories: 485


"Tarragon is a favorite herb in French cooking. It has a delicate, licorice-like flavor that goes well with poultry. Roasted green beans or asparagus make a fine accompaniment."

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