CREAMY LEMON DIJON CHICKEN

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

The picture of this chicken just leapt off the page at me, it looks so delicious. I have never used capers before but I'm told they taste similar to green olives. If your chicken breasts aren't too thick you may want to cut down the cooking time. I prefer mine to cook a little longer.
Recipe & photo: swanson.campbellskitchen.com
01-16-15

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 4
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 1 large
    lemon
  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 large
    shallot, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 Tbsp
    capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 c
    swanson cream starter traditional
  • 2 Tbsp
    stone ground mustard
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make CREAMY LEMON DIJON CHICKEN

Step-by-Step

  1. Season the chicken with salt and black pepper. Grate 1 tsp. zest and squeeze 2 Tbsp. juice from the lemon.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until browned on both sides. Remove from the skillet.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the shallot andcapers and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the lemon juice and cook and stir for 30 seconds.
  4. Stir in the cream starter and the mustard and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Return the chicken to the skillet. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Remove the skillet from the heat. Stir in the lemon zest. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  5. Serve the chicken and sauce over hot cooked rice or noodles.

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About CREAMY LEMON DIJON CHICKEN

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: French




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