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Chicken Breasts with Creamy Tarragon Mushroom Sauce Recipes
Prep Time
20
Minutes
Total Time
30
Minutes
Makes
4
Servings
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Recipe Name : Chicken Breasts with Creamy Tarragon Mushroom Sauce
Country : United States
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Category : Home > Meat > Chicken Food
Chef : anonymous
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INGREDIENTS


SAUCE
- 1 8 oz container sliced mushrooms - baby bella or button
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 cloves garlic - minced
- 2 shallots - chopped
- 1 tablespoon tarragon - fresh
- salt & pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon sherry wine vinegar
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1 pint half-n-half
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed in 1/3 cup cold water
CHICKEN BREASTS
- 4 chicken breasts (4-6 oz.) - boned, skinned
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1 tablespoon tarragon - fresh, chopped
- salt & pepper
DIRECTION


* Heat olive oil and butter in skillet.

* Add mushrooms and shallots. Sauté for 5-8 minutes.

* Add garlic and tarragon and sauté for 1-2 more minutes.

* Remove from skillet with slotted spoon.

* Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil to oil in pan already.

* On waxed paper, mix together flour, tarragon, salt & pepper. Dredge breasts in flour mixture, shaking off excess.

* Place chicken breasts in flavored oil in pan. Cook until golden brown and no pink in the center - about 5-7 minutes each side, depending on thickness.

* Transfer chicken to platter, keep warm.

* In same skillet, pour in chicken broth, stirring up any brown bits. Add half and half, continue stirring.

* Add 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, then add mushroom mixture back into skillet.

* Pour in cornstarch mixture, stirring over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until thick and bubbly. Serve over chicken breasts with wild rice along side.
SOURCE:

http://www.recipetips.com/recipe-cards/t--3766/chicken-breasts-with-creamy-tarragon-mushroom-sauce.a