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Chicken Diane

In this classic dish, a luscious sauce of lemon juice, Dijon mustard and green onions ideally complements tender chicken breasts that are browned to a golden perfection on the stovetop.—Elissa Armbruster, Medford, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions

Directions

  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in oil and butter over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reaches 170°.
  • In the same skillet, whisk the lemon juice, parsley and mustard until blended. Whisk in broth and green onions; heat through. Serve with chicken.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 169 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 490mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.
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  • Kim0827
    Sep 1, 2016

    Rating 5 stars simply because my kids really liked it and they are a tough crowd. I ordered this at a diner a few times because I really like it. I doubled the sauce due to other comments. Could have trippled. Very good.

  • rebelwithoutaclue
    Feb 12, 2016

    No Brandy, cream or shallots? Hard to make Diane Sauce without the 3 main ingredients!

  • buffetfan
    Jun 17, 2015

    This recipe is a nice, delicious surprise. I happened to have all of the ingredients and needed to use up some green onions that were in my fridge. I served this with rice and added an additional pat of butter to the sauce for richness. This makes 4 servings but it would be easy to pare down or increase ingredients for less or more people. Perfect for sunday supper or any special occasion. I will definitely be making this again.

  • homemadewithlove
    Jun 12, 2015

    Sauce doesn't make enough for 4 chicken breasts so double the sauce ingredients. Overall it was a great flavor.

  • Appy_Girl
    Mar 26, 2015

    The sauce is tangy and wonderful ! It went together very quickly. I thickened mine with a little bit of Corn Startch. Very tasty and you may want to double up on the ingredients. It does not make much. I bumped the chicken stock up to 1/3 cup and it could have used a little more. Everyone will surely want their share of the sauce.Janie

  • dverzic
    Mar 14, 2012

    My husband really like this. I served it over orzo pasta and doubled the sauce so it could cover the chicken and the pasta. It was very good. Restaurant quality!

  • StephPallas
    Aug 21, 2011

    I made this last night for supper and the whole family loved it. I followed the recipe exactly and will definitely make it again!

  • kat83
    Jul 26, 2011

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  • fforseth
    May 8, 2010

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  • srliving
    Mar 29, 2010

    My teenager (who is so picky it hurts) loves this. Very easy to prepare. The tangy sauce really complements the chicken very well.