Chicken Breasts and Tarragon En Papillote (France) Recipe

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Chicken Breasts and Tarragon En Papillote (France)
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  1. Cut each tomato into 4 thick slices, then salt both sices & lay them out in a single layer to drain on paper towels.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  3. Cut one of the chicken breasts into 6 pieces & lay them in the center of a 12-inch square of heavy aluminum foil.
  4. Season the chicken with salt, pepper & cayenne, to taste, then top the chicken with 2 slices of tomato & 1/4 of the tarragon leaves.
  5. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of oil over the tomatoes as well as a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
  6. Season the tomatoes with additional salt & pepper, to taste.
  7. Bring 2 opposite edges of the foil together over the top & fold them down over the chicken, then fold the sides up & over the chicken to create a packet.
  8. Repeat with the remaining chicken breasts, then put the 4 packets on a baking sheet & bake for 15 minutes.
  9. When chicken is done, open the packets & drain the liquid into a small bowl.
  10. Add the mustard to the liquid, mixing well.
  11. Serve the chicken in the packet on a plate, & drizzle the sauce over the top.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 385.69 Kcal (1615 kJ)
Calories from fat 191.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.27g 33%
Cholesterol 139.24mg 46%
Sodium 924.81mg 39%
Potassium 818.24mg 17%
Total Carbs 3.63g 1%
Sugars 1.39g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.96g 4%
Protein 48.14g 96%
Vitamin C 13mg 22%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 38.3mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 128.94 Kcal (540 kJ)
Calories from fat 64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.11g 33%
Cholesterol 46.55mg 46%
Sodium 309.17mg 39%
Potassium 273.54mg 17%
Total Carbs 1.21g 1%
Sugars 0.46g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.32g 4%
Protein 16.09g 96%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 22%
Iron 0.3mg 4%
Calcium 12.8mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.3
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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