Mustard Chicken Breasts with Herbs

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PRESENTATION

Mustard Chicken Breasts with Herbs

How many ways are there to cook chicken breast? This cut of meat, easy to prepare and especially budget-friendly, lends itself to many different recipes. After chicken breasts in milk, with a simple and delicate flavor, today we propose mustard chicken breasts, for lovers of bolder flavors! A tasty main course characterized by a smooth and velvety sauce that envelops the meat slices, keeping them soft and juicy: a great trick to get a creamy chicken breast that is not dry at all!

After the mustard chicken breasts recipe, try these tasty variations:

INGREDIENTS

Chicken breast 1.9 lbs (850 g) - (2 whole)
Extra virgin olive oil 2 spoonfuls
Fine salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
For the mustard sauce
Dijon mustard 1 spoonful
Old-fashioned mustard 1 spoonful
Wildflower honey 1 spoonful
Whole milk 0.8 cup (200 g)
Butter 7 tbsp (100 g)
Flour 00 1.4 tbsp (20 g)
For garnish
Parsley to taste - to chop
Lemon peel to taste - to grate
Black pepper to taste
Preparation

How to prepare Mustard Chicken Breasts with Herbs

To prepare mustard chicken breasts, first cut the whole chicken breasts in half to get 4 portions 1, then remove any cartilage and small bones 2. Season the 4 chicken breasts obtained with oil 3.

Add salt 4 and pepper, then massage the meat with your hands to season it evenly 5. Heat a non-stick pan well and place the chicken breasts inside 6.

Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes on each side, turning the chicken breasts with kitchen tongs 7. When they are nicely golden all over 8, transfer the chicken breasts to a plate 9 and keep them covered.

Meanwhile, pour Dijon mustard, whole-grain mustard 10, and honey 11 into a small bowl, then mix everything together 12.

Melt the butter over low heat in the same pan where you cooked the chicken 13, then add the flour 14 and quickly mix with a whisk 15.

Pour in the milk all at once 16, then add the mustard mixture 17 and stir again 18.

At this point, place the chicken breasts in the pan with the sauce 19, cover with a lid 20, and let cook for another 3-4 minutes without touching them, always on low heat. The cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the meat. Make sure they are obviously well cooked before stopping the cooking. After this time, turn off the heat and flavor with chopped parsley 21.

Add also the grated lemon zest 22 and a grind of pepper 23, and your mustard chicken breasts are ready to be served 24!

How to store

It is recommended to consume the mustard chicken breasts immediately.

If necessary, they can be stored in the refrigerator for one day in an airtight container.

Tips

You can use the type of mustard you prefer for the sauce, depending on whether you prefer a stronger or milder flavor!