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Chicken with Creamy Tarragon-Mustard Sauce

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
Be sure to remove the skillet from the heat before making the sauce. There will be enough heat left in the pan to warm the sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 250
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 7.6 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 40.1 g
  • carbohydrate 3.1 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 101 mg
  • iron 1.7 mg
  • sodium 360 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 3 minutes; turn and reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 12 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

  3. Remove pan from heat. Add mustard mixture to drippings in pan; stir well. Spoon mustard sauce over chicken, and top with green onions.

  4. carbo rating: 3

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