Creamy Chicken Dijon

Serves 4

| Prep Time: 5 mins

| Cook Time: 30 mins

| Total Time: 40 mins

You may need: Dried Garlic Powder

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Dijon is the capital of Burgundy, the legendary wine-producing region in eastern France that produces some of the most sought-after wines in the world. Most also associate the name dijon with a French-style of prepared mustard, which originated in the same region. Traditional Dijon-style mustard is made by pureeing water-soaked mustard seeds with verjus, an acidic juice made from not-quite-ripe green grapes. Today, most dijon mustard is made with white wine, vinegar, and salt instead of verjus for a similar effect. In this recipe, inspired by the classic French dish Chicken Dijon, we use our unique French Dijon spice blend to make a mustard sauce that transforms everyday chicken breasts into Chicken Dijon - a weeknight meal worthy of a king. Whip up this mustard sauce in seconds.

Our flavorful mustard spice blend combines yellow mustard seeds with coriander, black pepper, and dried herbs basil and thyme. Use this sauce with any white fish instead of chicken, or as a base for salad vinaigrette instead. Find other alternatives in the Alternatives section below. Bon Appetit!


  • 4 boneless chicken thighs

  • 3/4 cup half and half

  • 1/4 cup dry white wine

  • 2 Tbsp Piquant Post French Dijon spice blend

  • 1/2 medium onion, finely diced

  • 4 Tbsp oil (or any vegetable) oil, divided

  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded

  • salt & pepper to taste (optional)

  • Fresh parsley, for garnish


When adding the white wine, use a wooden spoon or spatula to loosen any charred bits on the bottom of the skillet.

For a cheesier and creamier dish, use 1/2 cup parmesan cheese. For a lighter dish, use nonfat milk.

Lastly, optional ingredients add a little character and flavor but don’t sweat it if you don’t have them.


 Season chicken with salt and pepper. Pre-heat a skillet or dutch oven on Med-High. Add 2 Tbsp oil and swirl to coat. Add chicken thighs to skillet and brown for ~5 mins per side. Remove chicken and set aside.

Add 2 Tbsp oil to skillet and continue heat at med-high. Add onions, stir fry for 3-4 minutes. Add Piquant Post Dijon Blend and stir fry for one minute, until fragrant. Add dry white wine, stir until evaporated.

Reduce heat to Med-Low. Add half and half and parmesan cheese. Stir to melt cheese and combine. Add chicken to the skillet. Gently simmer for 2 minutes, until cooked through.

Serve chicken with roasted potatoes, mixed greens, and/or crusty bread. Top with fresh parsley!

Alternatives & Substitutions

  • Transform your dinner table into a French Bistro! Try our classic Bistro Flank Steak with Dijon Sauce recipe.

  • Don't have white wine handy to make this chicken dijon sauce? Substitute chicken or vegetable stock instead. Add an extra tablespoon of white wine vinegar to compensate for the switch.

  • For a pescatarian-friendly dish, use a pan-seared white fish.

  • Don't have time to cook Creamy Chicken Dijon tonight? Make a dijon mustard salad vinaigrette: whisk together 1.5 tbsp Dijon Spice blend, 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp white wine vinegar, 1-2 tsp of honey, and salt & pepper to taste. (optional: add 1 tbsp of dry white wine).

  • Looking for more plant-based alternatives? Try using the dijon blend to make this delicious Mushroom Bourguignon or Salade Lyonnaise recipes.

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