← Back to Search Results
grilling American
 Chicken Breasts with Tarragon-Mustard Paste

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This is my no-brainer weeknight grilled chicken meal. I use this same mustard paste on chicken thighs and wings. Whisk together the mustard mixture, slather it on the chicken breasts, and you’re good to grill. There’s even time, while the grill is getting hot, to make a salad.  

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon dried tarragon leaves, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 boneless, skin-on chicken breast halves

Directions

Prepare a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill or preheat a gas grill on medium-high.

In a bowl or baking dish large enough to hold the chicken, combine the mustard, olive oil, tarragon, and pepper. Stir to mix thoroughly. Add the chicken breasts and turn to coat on both sides. Set aside until the grill is ready.

To create a cool zone, bank the coals to one side of the grill or turn off one of the burners.

Oil the grill grate. Place the chicken breasts, skin side down, directly over the medium-hot fire and sear on one side, about 5 minutes. Turn and sear on the other side for 5 minutes.

Move the chicken breasts to the cooler part of the grill, cover, and grill until the juices run clear when the thickest part of a chicken breast is pierced with a knife, or an instant-read thermometer registers 165°F, 5 to 7 minutes longer.

Divide the chicken breasts among warmed plates. Serve immediately.


©
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

574kcal (29%)
50mg (5%)
1mg (1%)
71mcg RAE (2%)
684mg
85mg
62g
0g
1g
2g
186mg (62%)
419mg (17%)
9g (44%)
34g (53%)
3mg (15%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
amor-y-tacos Amor Y Tacos
by Deborah Schneider
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
hudson-valley-mediterranean-the-gigi-good-food-cookbook Hudson Valley Mediterranean...
by Laura Pensiero
the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
salmon-a-cookbook Salmon: A Cookbook
by Diane Morgan
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
baked-explorations Baked Explorations
by Matt Lewis
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
raos-cookbook Rao's Cookbook
by Frank Pellegrino
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
ice-creams-and-sorbets-cool-recipes Ice Creams and Sorbets: Coo...
by Lou Seibert Pappas
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
125-best-vegan-recipes 125 Best Vegan Recipes
by Maxine Effenson Chuck, Beth Gurney
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?