Creamy Tarragon Chicken

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  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 6 skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 pint whipping cream
  • Sliced Monterey jack cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons tarragon
  • Hot cooked rice or noodles


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; add chicken and cook until browned, turning once.
  2. Remove from pan; reserve drippings.
  3. Add onion and mushrooms to pan and sauté until tender.
  4. Add whipping cream and cook until thickened.
  5. Place chicken in a single layer in a 9 x 13 x 2-inch baking dish.
  6. Top with cheese (to taste) and pour sauce over cheese.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with tarragon.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  9. Serve with hot cooked rice or noodles.

Yield: 8 servings