If you are looking for an easy, elegant and gourmet chicken dish, look no further than this Tarragon Chicken In White Wine Sauce.
Course Main Course
Keyword chicken in white wine sauce, mustard chicken, tarragon chicken
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 40minutes
4chicken breastscut them in fillets or vertically if they are too big
1cupwhite winei usually use pinot grigio or chardonnay
1cuphalf and half
3tbspsfresh tarragon leaves
Saute chicken breasts in butter, cook thoroughly on both sides until chicken becomes golden brown. I usually cut chicken breasts in half, either fillet style or vertically. I feel I can cook it much better that way since a lot of times they're too big.
Remove chicken from pan, put it aside. Lower heat to medium and add chopped shallots / minced garlic to remaining butter in skillet. Add an additional tbsp of butter if skillet is dry.
Once onion becomes translucent, add wine to skillet. Scrape the bottom of the skillet with a wooden spoon and mix everything together.
Place chicken back into the pan. Add dijon mustard and mix thoroughly.
Add half and half, let cook for few minutes. Add salt to taste. And finally add tarragon leaves. You want to add tarragon only during the last few minutes so it doesn't change sauce color or make the chicken too bitter.
This recipe is for 4 people but I always end up with leftovers, maybe because my children are still young and don't eat full portions yet.