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Chicken with Creamy Tarragon-Mustard Sauce

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 15 mins
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.


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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 181
  • fat 6.8 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • protein 26.8 g
  • carbohydrate 2.0 g
  • cholesterol 68 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 324 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 35 %
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • calcium 25 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; keep warm.

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

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