Creamy French Mustard Chicken

Creamy French Mustard Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Christine
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Creamy French Mustard Chicken are juicy sauteed chicken breasts smothered in a tangy sauce made with two kinds of mustard and real cream! Great on pork and seafood too!



  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast portions
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1TBSP olive oil
  • 2 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 34 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 1 cup white wine (or chicken broth)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 TBSP Dijon mustard
  • 1 TBSP stone ground mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat until shimmering.
  2. Add chicken breasts and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook chicken breasts 4 – 5 minutes per side or until meat thermometer registers 165° F and chicken is done.
  4. Remove breasts to a large plate. Set aside.
  5. Remove all but 1 TBSP drippings from the pan. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  6. Add wine and to skillet, scraping brown bits from bottom of pan. Simmer until reduced by half,  about 4 minutes.
  7. Add chicken stock and thyme to pan. Bring mixture to a boil.
  8. Add cream, Dijon and stone ground mustard.  Stir to combine, and bring to a simmer. Sauce will start to thicken.
  9. Add chicken back to the pan and cook additional 3 – 4 minutes until chicken is heated thru.
  10. Serve chicken with sauce spooned on top.


Slice chicken breasts in half lengthwise for faster cooking time.

Keywords: french mustard chicken, mustard chicken, french mustard, dijon mustard, stone ground mustard, chicken dinner