In this savory Creamy Dijon Chicken Breasts recipe, chicken breast is pan-seared and cooked in a decadent and easy-to-make sauce. 

This recipe is so simple, yet the sauce has such a complex flavor. Dijon mustard adds a little bit of tangy spice to the creamy wine-infused sauce. Dijon chicken breast is a delicious low carb dinner that will end on the dinner rotation again and again!

Creamy Dijon Chicken Breasts in a pan

Creamy Dijon Chicken Breasts

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Low Carb Dijon Chicken

  • This dijon chicken recipe is a savory and creamy meal that is so easy to make as a main dish. It would go great with a side dish of Cauliflower Fried Rice or Easy Homemade Zoodles.
  • Cook like a professional with this recipe. Nothing is better than a meal with complex flavors yet is so simple and easy. A splash of wine, some dijon, and cream come together beautifully in this main dish.

Creamy Dijon Chicken Breasts ingredients

Ingredients and Variations

THE CHICKEN – Choose fresh or frozen, skinless and boneless chicken breasts for this recipe. Boneless and skinless chicken thighs could also be used as a replacement for the breasts.

DIJON CREAM SAUCE – Some sauteed garlic, grainy Dijon, soy sauce, dry white wine, and cream are the secret ingredients to this sauce.

VARIATIONS – For extra flavoring to this recipe try making a honey marinade for the chicken breast. For a grande finale, top it with some parmesan cheese or crumbled bacon.

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How To Make Chicken Dijon

This one-pot meal will be ready in no time!

  1. Brown the chicken.
  2. Remove chicken from the pan. Cook the sauce.
  3. Return the chicken to the pan and cook as per the recipe below.

What to Serve With Creamy Dijon Chicken

A dish like this would go great with some potato-like recipes like Keto Scalloped Potatoes (Daikon), Parmesan Roasted CauliflowerLemon Roasted Cauliflower, or some Low Carb (Keto) Zucchini Fries.

Recipe Tips and Tricks

  • When pan-searing the chicken make sure that it is slightly browned on both sides.
  • Also don’t crowd the chicken in the pan. There should be enough room for all the chicken and the sauce.
  • When reducing the wine in the pan watch it carefully. It should be reduced by half before adding the rest of the ingredients.

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Creamy Dijon Chicken Breasts

Tender and juicy chicken breasts are cooked to perfection in a savory and creamy Dijon sauce. It's low carb perfection in a pan!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 2 Tablespoons grainy Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • ¼ cup heavy cream


  • Pound chicken to an even thickness. Season generously with salt & pepper.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chicken and cook 5-6 minutes per side or until browned. Remove chicken from the pan and set aside.
  • Add butter and garlic to the pan and cook just until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add white wine and cook until reduced by half, about 2-3 minutes. Whisk in Dijon, soy sauce and heavy cream. Simmer 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chicken to the pan and simmer until heated through. *see note below


  • Be sure the chicken reaches a safe internal temperature of 165°F. Insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part of the meat to check. 
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 776mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 433IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American

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