Quick Dijon Chicken Recipe
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Quick Dijon Chicken Recipe

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Tender chicken breasts are browned to a golden color, then served over a rice blend. A tangy sauce complements this main dish perfectly. Add spinach salad with bacon dressing and cookies, and you have a meal.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/3 cup prepared ranch salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • Hot cooked long grain and wild rice or pasta

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 385 calories, 35g fat (11g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 653mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, trace fiber), 12g protein


  1. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and mustard; set aside. In a large skillet, cook chicken in butter over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add wine to skillet; cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Whisk in mustard mixture; cook and stir until blended and heated through. Serve with chicken and rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Dijon Chicken in Quick Cooking December 2000, p42

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Sep. 26, 2015

"Delicious! The sauce is wonderful. Very quick and easy to make."

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2015


Reviewed Jul. 2, 2013

"Made this tonight for dinner and hubby devoured it. He said it was the best chicken dish ever! Used white wine and doubled the salad dressing and mustard mixture and poured it over the chicken. This is a keeper. Quick and easy delicious weeknight meal!!"

Reviewed Apr. 9, 2013

"Easy to make & super yummy."

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"This recipe was so easy and flavorful. I doubled the batch and then just poured it over the browned chicken in a large baking dish to keep it warm. Even my picky son loved it."

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