Lemon – Tarragon Chicken

By March 25, 2022Chicken, Mains

Such a tasty, juicy, budget-friendly meal. Lemon and Chicken go hand in hand, adding Tarragon brings it to the next level. Enjoy!



Prep time

6 Minutes

Cooking time

20 Minutes


  • 2-3 chicken thighs or cutlets
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • ½ teaspoon lemon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ medium brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped, fresh tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon cream


  • Mix together the flour, lemon pepper, and dry mustard into a bowl or bag
  • Add the chicken and toss to coat, remove, shake off the excess flour
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat
  • Add the chicken and cook 2-3 minutes on each side, browning evenly 
  • Drain oil and reserve 1 teaspoon. Wipe pan clean
  • Using the same pan heat the reserved oil, add the onion, and cook until just softened. Add ginger and garlic, cook for 1 minute. 
  • Stir in Dijon mustard, tarragon, lemon juice, honey, and cream
  • Return chicken to the pan, basting with sauce and turning until cooked through approx. 5-8 minutes (this will depend on the size of the chicken ). Or cook in a moderate oven for approx. 10-12 minutes or until cooked through
  • Place chicken onto a serving plate, spoon over the remaining sauce
  • Serve and Enjoy!
  • Note: Serve with salad or vegetables 
  • Growing your own herbs adds such a vibrate flavour to your cooking

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