French Mustard Chicken Breasts Recipe

French Mustard Chicken Breasts Recipe

How To Make French Mustard Chicken Breasts

Decadence is what you get with this recipe for French mustard chicken breasts! It’s coated in a creamy and herbed mustard sauce for a richer meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



For Chicken:

  • 2chicken breasts,boneless, skinless, halved horizontally to make 4 fillets
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 1tspsalt
  • ¼tspcracked black pepper
  • 4tbspflour,for dredging
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 1tbspolive oil

For Mustard Sauce:

  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1brown shallot,chopped
  • 4garlic cloves,minced
  • 1cupdry white wine,or chicken broth
  • 2tbspdijon mustard
  • ¾cupchicken broth
  • 1tspfresh tarragon leaves,chopped
  • 1tspdried thyme
  • ½tspfresh rosemary leaves,chopped
  • ½cupheavy cream,(thickened cream)
  • salt and cracked black pepper,to taste


  1. Season the chicken breasts with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Dredge in flour, shaking off the excess. Set aside.

  2. Heat the butter and olive oil in a large pan or skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. When hot, fry the chicken breasts for about 3 to 4 minutes each side, depending on the thickness of the chicken, until golden on each side and just cooked through. Transfer to a warm plate.

  4. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in the pan. Sauté shallots for about 4 minutes, then add the garlic and cook for about 1 minute until fragrant.

  5. Add the wine to deglaze the pan, scraping up the browned bits from bottom of pan with the end of a wooden spoon. Simmer for about 4 minutes until reduced to half.

  6. Stir the Dijon mustard into the pan juices. Add the chicken broth and herbs.

  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium. Stir in cream and let simmer for about 3 minutes until sauce starts to thicken.

  8. Add the chicken back into the pan. Simmer gently for about 5 minutes until chicken is heated through and sauce has thickened. Taste test and adjust salt and pepper, if desired.

  9. Serve chicken with sauce, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 477.58kcal
  • Fat: 32.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.31g
  • Trans Fat: 0.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.33g
  • Fiber: 1.50g
  • Sugar: 3.43g
  • Protein: 21.98g
  • Cholesterol: 120.69mg
  • Sodium: 628.49mg
  • Calcium: 67.75mg
  • Potassium: 418.33mg
  • Iron: 1.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 218.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.67mg
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