Dijon-Crusted Chicken Breasts Recipe
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Dijon-Crusted Chicken Breasts Recipe

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If you're craving fried chicken, this dish will hit the spot! A crisp and flavorful coating makes this easy entree feel special and indulgent. Jacqui Correa - Landing, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-fat margarine

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 169 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 380mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace fiber), 24g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 3 lean meat 1/2 fat


  1. Place the first six ingredients in a shallow bowl. Brush chicken with mustard; roll in crumb mixture.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in oil and margarine over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Parkay Light stick margarine.
Originally published as Dijon-Crusted Chicken Breasts in Healthy Cooking October/November 2008, p16

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed May. 27, 2014

"Amazing!!! And very easy to make. Chicken was extremely moist."

Reviewed Jul. 16, 2013

"Good taste, very moist. I am not a mustard person and would use less mustard, but the chicken was great."

Reviewed Apr. 1, 2012

"My husband & I both liked this. It was very easy (and quick) to make. I will make this again."

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2012

"The chicken was very good the evening I fixed it. However, the leftovers were not nearly as good."

Reviewed May. 5, 2011

"Very flavorful and easy to make!"

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