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Chicken Dijon

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  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Broiling chicken 3 Pound, quartered
  White wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tarragon leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon, dried
  Thyme 1 Pinch
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Prepared dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch

Heat the butter in a heavy skillet.
Add the chicken and brown it well on all sides.
Add the wine and water, tarragon, thyme, bay leaf, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil, cover and simmer until the meat is tender, thirty to forty-five minutes.
Remove the meat to a heated serving dish and keep it warm.
Remove sauce from heat.
Discard the bay leaf.
Add a little of the sauce to the egg yolks, then stir into the sauce in the skillet and blend well.
Add the mustard, sour cream and cayenne.
Heat, stirring briskly and constantly, but do not allow to boil.
Pour the sauce over the chicken.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3159 Calories from Fat 1730

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 193 g296.3%

Saturated Fat 65 g325.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1362 mg454%

Sodium 1909.8 mg79.6%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.5%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.2%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 285 g569.1%

Vitamin A 62.5% Vitamin C 5.3%

Calcium 28.2% Iron 75.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chicken Dijon Recipe