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15-Minute Sautéed Chicken Breasts with Mustard and Tarragon

Try this quick-and-easy recipe that combines the great tastes of chicken, Dijon mustard and tarragon to your Healthiest Way of Eating. Fresh herbs are a great way to enhance the taste of your meals and enjoy extra health-promoting nutrients as well.

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 medium onion cut in half and sliced medium thick
  • 5 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 TBS Dijon mustard
  • 1 TBS + ½ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 TBS chopped fresh tarragon or 1 tsp dried tarragon)
  • 2 TBS chopped fresh parsley(or 2 tsp dried parsley)
  • salt and white pepper to taste


  1. Slice onion and press garlic and let sit for 5-10 minutes to bring out their hidden health benefits.
  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-12 inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy sautè onion in broth over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  3. While onions are sautéing, cut chicken into pieces. Add chicken pieces and continue to sauté for another 3 minutes, stirring frequently to seal chicken on all sides. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.
  4. Add mustard, ½ cup broth, and honey. Mix thoroughly and simmer uncovered for about 7-8 minutes on medium-high heat stirring occasionally to cook chicken evenly. This will also reduce sauce.

While chicken is cooking, chop herbs and add at end with salt and pepper to taste.

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