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Tarragon Skillet Chicken Recipe
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Tarragon Skillet Chicken Recipe

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Broilers are the leading farm product in our state, so chicken is a staple on many dinner tables here. I've prepared this recipe several times and it always gets rave reviews.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 493 calories, 37 g fat (22 g saturated fat), 206 mg cholesterol, 336 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein.

Directions

  1. Pound chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; cut each half into three pieces. Season with salt, pepper and lemon-pepper. In a large skillet, saute a third of the chicken at a time in butter until browned and no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute onions until tender. Add the cream, lemon juice and tarragon; bring to a boil. Cook and stir 5-6 minutes or until thickened. Serve with chicken and rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tarragon Skillet Chicken in Country October/November 1995, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 493 calories, 37 g fat (22 g saturated fat), 206 mg cholesterol, 336 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"this meal is delicious! i sliced up the chicken first and then cooked it. it was really great. quick and tasted fancy enough for company... will definitely make again"

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