Creamy mustard & tarragon chicken

Creamy mustard & tarragon chicken

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(62 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Make this easy chicken dish with breasts or thighs. Half-fat crème fraîche keeps it light

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal367
  • fat25g
  • saturates14g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein35g
  • salt0.46g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 200ml tub half-fat crème fraîche
  • ½ tbsp each Dijon and wholegrain mustard
  • ¼ tbsp dried tarragon, or 2 sprigs of fresh if you have it
    Tarragon

    Tarragon

    ta-ra-gon

    A popular and versatile herb, tarragon has an intense flavour that's a unique mix of sweet…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Heat the oil in an ovenproof pan. Season the chicken breasts, then brown for 1 min on each side. Remove from the pan, then set aside.

  2. Add the crème fraîche, mustards and tarragon to the pan, stirring to combine everything. Bring to a simmer, then return the chicken to the pan, spooning some of the sauce over the fillets. Lift into the oven, then bake for 20 mins until the chicken is cooked through and sauce bubbling. Great with green beans and rice.

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esthersnook
8th Apr, 2009
Delicious, quick and easy! mmmm
hellypoos
6th Apr, 2009
fantastic speedy mid wk dish
petesfanny
5th Apr, 2009
5.05
Very quick, easy mid week meal. I prefer to cook on the hob. If you like this you should try 'Summer in Winter' chicken - also quick, easy and delic!
liezeldutoit
4th Apr, 2009
3.05
I dont like creamy dishes, but I am trying to expand my repetoire. This was pleasant, but I wont make it again. My hubby prefers his chicken spicy and sticky, so this one wont make it to our favourites.
millrigg7
31st Mar, 2009
5.05
quick, easy,and very very tasty.
samwhite
31st Mar, 2009
5.05
I made this last night but as I'm veggie I made it with quorn filets rather than chicken and it was delicious. Served them with rice and peas as no beans - will definitely make again.
Frantic Flapjack
31st Mar, 2009
3.05
Very good midweek supper. Quick to make and a good end result, although it did take a little longer than the recipe specified. Served with roasted baby new potatoes, carrots and green beans.
nicoleboz
25th Mar, 2009
4.05
Great recipe. I served this dish with rice but next time I will do roasted potatoes instead. I think it is a better combination.
thommich
23rd Mar, 2009
5.05
Delicious, perfect mid week meal. Great storecupboard ingredients. Served with potato wedges - good combination.
benadam
23rd Mar, 2009
This is very tasty and very easy. Will make again and again

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