Tarragon Chicken

Tarragon Chicken

In this easy variation on the classic tarragon chicken, I coat the chicken breast in a yummy sauce of olive oil, mustard, garlic and tarragon, then bake. If you’re not fond of tarragon’s strong, anise-y flavor, try using thyme or rosemary.

Tarragon Chicken
 
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Recipe type: Entree, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Primal/Paleo
Yield: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 (8 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh French tarragon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Pat dry the chicken breasts using paper towels.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir in the chopped tarragon.
  3. Brush the mustard mixture over the chicken, on both sides.
  4. Place the chicken in a baking dish. Bake 10-15 minutes on each side, until juices run clear and an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest place registers 165 degrees F.
Nutrition Per Serving
Serving size: 1 chicken breast; Calories: 326; Fat: 9g; Carbohydrates: 2g; Sugar: 0g; Sodium: 606mg; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 52g

 

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