Tarragon Chicken & Veggie Packet Recipe
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Tarragon Chicken & Veggie Packet Recipe

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Cooking this main dish in a foil pouch keeps moisture and flavor in and makes cleanup simple, says our Test Kitchen.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half (5 ounces)
  • 2 large fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon butter

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 229 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 595mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Place chicken on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square). Top with mushrooms, carrot, green onion, garlic salt, tarragon and pepper; dot with butter. Fold foil around chicken and seal tightly. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Tarragon Chicken & Veggie Packet in Cooking for 2 Fall 2008, p56

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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tippicanoe27 User ID: 4908189 158436
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2010

"The chicken was so moist. I substituted sugar snap peas for the carrots. There was a lot of juice in the packet, so I served it over couscous to help sop up the liquid."

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