Lemon Tarragon Chicken- One Pan Meal

4-6 Servings
30 min

I love a one skillet meal! This lemony, tarragon, basil, dijon mustard, white wine, and caper sauce will have you reaching for crusty bread to dip-dip swim and savor. Adding a little Frenchy vibe today with this simple one pan meal. Don't let the fancy name fool you. This is a 30 minute meal! I like to serve with rice, bread, and a simple side salad. It's perfect enough to add in your weekly rotation of meals and to serve at a nice dinner party. You will wow your family and guests with this simply delicious and easy meal!

Made with Amore,


Full of flavor and savory fresh herbs

Elegant for a dinner party and simple for a weeknight meal

Serve with hot rice!

Lemon Tarragon Chicken- One Pan Meal
Recipe details
  • 4-6  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 30 min
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  • 5-6 boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 cup of dry white wine
  • salt and pepper for seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of Edmund Fallot Tarragon Dijon Mustard (if you can't find use regular dijon mustard)
  • 4 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice (save the lemon after juicing)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil (more for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon (more for garnish)
  • 1 tsp fresh pressed garlic or two frozen garlic cubes
  • 1/4 of frozen or fresh pearl onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

In a large sauce pan on medium heat add the oil and butter Sauté the onions and the two halves of the lemon (the lemons should already be juiced and juice reserved for later) for 5-8 minutes until slightly golden brown
Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper Add the garlic and mustard to the pan and mix (might be thick and pasty) with the cooked onions and lemon
Add the chicken to the pan and brown on each side about 8 minutes per side (achieve a nice brown color) Turn heat to down to medium-low
Add the white wine, lemon juice, and the capers to the pan Let simmer for about 10-12 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked (it may take longer if your chicken this are larger)
Turn off heat and gently stir in tarragon and basil before serving add a little garnish of extra herbs (if desired)
  • Serve over hot rice!
Elena  @mamamiammangia__
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