Breast of chicken with tarragon and mustard sauce

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in
Chicken: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1997

  • About

French tarragon (as opposed to its coarser cousin, Russian tarragon) has a subtle anise-like flavour, which perfectly complements other gently flavoured foods such as eggs, fish and chicken. The Latin name means ‘little dragon’, from the belief that the herb could cure the bites of venomous creatures.


  • oil, for cooking
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 French shallots, finely sliced
  • 100


  1. Preheat the oven to moderate 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Heat about 1 tablespoon oil in a roasting tin on the stove top and fry the chicken breasts for 5 m