Chicken in Tarragon-Cheese Sauce Recipe -
Chicken in Tarragon-Cheese Sauce Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Chicken in Tarragon-Cheese Sauce

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"Tarragon evokes the sweetness of Spring with its subtly licorice-scented leaves. Combined with whipped cream cheese and tender bits of chicken breast, this tarragon mixture is perfect served over fresh strands of linguine."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    30 mins


  1. HEAT oil in large skillet. Add chicken; cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  2. ADD shallot to skillet; stir, scraping up brown bits on bottom. Cook, stirring constantly, until shallot is tender. Whisk in evaporated milk, cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, salt, black pepper, and tarragon; cook, whisking constantly, until sauce thickens slightly. Stir in chicken; cook until heated through.
  3. PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Pour sauce over pasta; serve immediately.
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Apr 23, 2005

It was such a strange taste. The licorice made the meal taste awful. Its one of those foods that the first couple bites are okay but by the middle-end of the plate... you are sick of that taste! My boyfriend and I both agree, we are not making this again.

Nov 28, 2005

very good!


4 Ratings

Aug 29, 2002

A little less Tarragon would have made it taste better. The licorice flavour doesn't really fit with the cheese and chicken sauce.

Feb 14, 2005

Followed the recipe exactly and this was excellent! We will definitely make this again!


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  • Calories
  • 573 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 163 mg
  • 54%
  • Fat
  • 24.2 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 42.8 g
  • 86%
  • Sodium
  • 1248 mg
  • 50%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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