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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. Lily Julow of Lawrenceville, Georgia shares the recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

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 zest
  • 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°.
Nutrition 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.

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  • bjsilve0
    Mar 22, 2012

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

  • Grandma30000
    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!