With a sauce that adds a bit of kick thanks to the Dijon mustard and the complimentary flavor of fresh tarragon, they make this simple dish look like a 5-star meal.

Dijon-Tarragon Cream Chicken Recipe

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Preparation: 5 mins
Cooking: 20 mins
Total: 25 mins
Serves: 4 people


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 chicken breast skinless, boneless, halves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp fresh tarragon chopped


  1. Melt the butter and heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. 

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and place in the skillet. Brown on both sides.

  3. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and continue cooking 15 minutes, or until chicken juices run clear.

  4. Set aside and keep warm. Stir cream into the pan, scraping up brown bits. Mix in mustard and tarragon. 

  5. Cook and stir 5 minutes, or until thickened. Return chicken to skillet to coat with sauce. Drizzle chicken with remaining sauce to serve.

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