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Tarragon Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Tarragon Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Tarragon Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by watchlady

Makes 4 servings



Add the remaining olive oil-tarragon mixture at the final stage of the cooking process to preserve its full-bodied taste and citrus essence. This fast and easy entre is ideal for weeknight guests.

Recipe Ingredients for Tarragon Chicken

1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon
1/8 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Tarragon Chicken

  1. Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or small heavy skillet.

  2. Combine olive oil and remaining 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil mixture to pan, spreading evenly over bottom of pan with a wide spatula. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes. Drizzle chicken with 2 teaspoons oil mixture. Turn chicken over; cook 2 minutes. Drizzle remaining oil mixture over chicken; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 2 minutes or until done. Transfer chicken to a serving platter. Pour pan drippings over chicken; serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 130.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
175
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
256mg
11%
Potassium
23mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
1.2g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
23.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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