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Tarragon-Crusted Chicken

 Tarragon-Crusted Chicken
Fresh lemon and tarragon are a perfect match for these tender chicken breasts, creating a dish that’s easy to prepare and even easier to love. Lillian Julow of Gainesville, Florida shares the recipe.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)


  • In a shallow bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In another
  • bowl, combine lemon juice and oil. Dip chicken in lemon juice
  • mixture, then crumb mixture.
  • In a small skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken over
  • medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer
  • reads 170°.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half equals 200 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium,

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Tarragon-Crusted Chicken (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.