Roast Chicken Breasts with Tarragon and Mustard Sauce is a classy, easy, and comforting everyday meal dish redolent with the flavors of the Mediterranean. Tarragon has a pleasantly stringent, slightly bitter anise flavor. It mellows out with cream, brightens with lemon, and sings with mustard. Feel free to use any cut of chicken you like for this dish, boneless thighs would work particularly well.
Roast Chicken Breasts with Tarragon and Mustard Sauce | The View from Great Island
In this easy variation on the classic tarragon chicken, I coat the chicken breast in a tasty sauce of olive oil, mustard, garlic, and tarragon, then bake. This baked tarragon chicken is very flavorful. Like many herbs and spices, tarragon is also very healthy. The classic tarragon chicken is a French dish of chicken served in a rich sauce of heavy cream and wine. My version is healthy and very easy.
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Chicken and tarragon, and cream and mushrooms, are two of those classic combinations where the flavours get along so well you know it is a natural match. Combine all four and the result is utterly delicious. Heat the oil in a large heavy base pan or flameproof casserole and cook the onions, garlic and mushrooms for 5 minutes, or until softened, stirring often.