Tarragon Chicken with Grapes and Linguine Recipe
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Tarragon Chicken with Grapes and Linguine Recipe

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Grapes are definitely a different addition to an entree, but they have great flavor, especially when paired with a savory tarragon sauce.—Gail Long, O'Fallon, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup green grapes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 653 calories, 29g fat (13g saturated fat), 150mg cholesterol, 287mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 43g protein.


  1. Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in oil and butter for 5-8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  3. Add wine to skillet; stir to loosen brown bits. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in cream; cook and stir until thickened. Add the grapes, tarragon and chicken; heat through. Drain linguine. Serve with chicken mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tarragon Chicken with Grapes and Linguine in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p155

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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marlisafl User ID: 6558527 93346
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2012

"I thought cooking with grapes sounded odd but my family really liked this recipe."

karentalaski User ID: 5984904 177701
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2012

"My husband loved this dish! Will be making this a second time. It could have used a little more pepper but that is just my perference. Excellent!"

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