Chicken with Goat Cheese, Sundried Tomatoes, and Tarragon

Here is another recipe from my mom’s kitchen!  She is such a fabulous cook and I love sharing her creations with you.  Here is her latest delicious offering from Mom’s Kitchen.  Enjoy!

Chicken with Goat Cheese, Sundried Tomatoes, and Tarragon


  1. 2 oz goat cheese
  2. 2 Tablespoons chopped sundried tomatoes (in oil and drained)
  3. 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon leaves
  4. 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  5. 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/2 to 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  7. 1 to 2 ounces chopped or diced pancetta
  8. 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  9. 1 chopped shallot
  10. 1/2 cup gluten-free chicken broth
  11. 1/2 cup dry white wine



  1. Rinse and dry chicken breasts.  Salt and pepper each side and refrigerate for at least one hour.  
  2. Combine goat cheese, sundried tomatoes and tarragon in a small bowl and set aside to soften.  
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.  
  4. Add olive oil and pancetta and cook until pancetta is crispy.  
  5. Remove pancetta with slotted spoon and set aside.  
  6. Add the chicken to the pan with the pancetta drippings.  
  7. Brown each side, about 3 minutes per side, may need to add bit more olive oil.  
  8. Add chicken broth and cook chicken, covered, @30 minutes, turning over half-way, till chicken is cooked through.  
  9. Remove the chicken from the pan.  
  10. Add the shallot and saute till soft.  
  11. Add the pancetta and deglaze the pan with the white wine, scraping up any brown bits.  
  12. Add the chicken back to pan and simmer till sauce is reduced by half. 
  13.  Plate chicken with shallots, pancetta and pan sauce.  Top with goat cheese mixture before serving. 

pancetta chicken

Happy Allergy Free Eating!




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