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Grilled Tarragon Chicken

Just a few simple seasonings is all that's needed to make grilled chicken moist and tasty. Mustard and tarragon make great combination.—Janie Thorpe, Tullahoma, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. + chilling Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt


  • Spread mustard on both sides of chicken; sprinkle with pepper. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Combine butter, lemon juice, tarragon and garlic salt. Grill chicken over hot heat until juices run clear, basting with butter mixture during last 3-5 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 222 calories, 12g fat (0 saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

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  • skraps
    Sep 30, 2013

    Great recipe.

  • ILoveBakingDesserts
    Apr 15, 2013

    This recipe was very tasty and easy to make! The chicken had both the taste of the mustard 'marinade' and the flavor of the basting added on while grilling. This recipe goes great with oven roasted asparagus!