Chicken in Tarragon Cream Sauce

Chicken in Tarragon Cream Sauce


"Shallots, garlic and lemon pepper season tender chicken breasts in a tarragon-scented cream sauce featuring Swanson® Chicken Broth."


35 m servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.8g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 24.3 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 531 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Season chicken with lemon pepper seasoning. Spray nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat 1 minute. Add chicken and cook until browned. Add shallots and garlic and cook until tender.
  2. Add broth, cream and tarragon. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat 5 minutes or until done.
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  1. 38 Ratings


Great if you make these changes- used olive oil instead of spray,browned the chicken, removed it from the skillet and deglazed the pan with white wine(instead of broth), added the shallots and g...

I made this tonight, though I oven roasted the chicken separately -- using only the juices for the sauce, plus some extra chicken broth. I also used half and half instead of cream, dry tarragon,...

NOTE! You should NOT use cooking spray on a non-stick pan; it can build up a residue that could cause peeling. If your nonstick pan sticks, that might be why. The recipe sounds good, but is ve...

This was really good. I browned the chicken in olive oil instead of the cooking spray and went heavy on the (salt free) lemon pepper seasoning. I also substituted half and half for the light cre...

This was restaurant quality. I used some of the other raters suggestions - such as using 1/2 & 1/2 and adding butter and flour to thicken the sauce up. I didn't have shallots so I used onions ...

This recipe surprised me! I enjoyed it thoroughly as well as my boyfriend (who doesn't indulge in healthy foods much). As an alternative to shallots, I diced red onions which turned out great. F...

I agree with a previous poster regarding this recipe. One should *never* use cooking spray on any type of non-stick cookware! Depending upon the brand and type of the non-stick surface, a lot ca...

Awesome recipe. I pounded my chicken breasts a bit to flatten, browned them in canola oil. I used 1-1/2 cups low-sodium broth which I boiled to slightly reduce and then added 1/2 cup plus a das...

Loved this recipe! Highly recommend doubling the sauce and serving with a pasta such as penne, bow tie or something else that will 'hold' the sauce'. I breaded the chicken lightly with flour, ...