Tarragon-Crusted Chicken Recipe

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Tarragon-Crusted Chicken Recipe
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Tarragon-Crusted Chicken Recipe

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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. Lily Julow of Lawrenceville, Georgia shares the recipe.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 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)

Directions

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 thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Tarragon-Crusted Chicken in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p7

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 200 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

  • 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)
  1. 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.
  2. In a small skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Tarragon-Crusted Chicken in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p7

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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 98886
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2012

"Fantastic flavor!!! easy and quick to make. Could you want any more?"

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Grandma30000 User ID: 273667 98884
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2011

"I have made this recipe twice and we love it! The chicken is tasty, tender, and healthy. Thank you for this yummy recipe. It's a definite keeper!"

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