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Low Carb Creamy Mustard Sauce Chicken
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3.89 from 17 votes


Low Carb Creamy Mustard Sauce Chicken is a deliciously tangy dish of sauteed chicken breasts smothered in cream sauce. Two kinds of mustard and cream blend to make this mouth-watering thick sauce perfect for chicken and pork!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 353kcal


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 2 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme flakes
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 TBSP Dijon mustard
  • 1 TBSP stone ground mustard


  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat until shimmering.
  • Add chicken breasts and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Cook chicken breasts 4 - 5 minutes per side or until meat thermometer registers 165° F and chicken is done.
  • Remove breasts to a large plate. Cover and set aside.
  • Remove all but 1 TBSP drippings from the pan. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add chicken broth to skillet, scraping brown bits from bottom of pan. 
  • Add thyme and bring mixture to a simmer.
  • Add cream, Dijon and stone ground mustard. Stir to combine. Bring back to a simmer. Sauce will start to thicken.
  • Return chicken to the pan and cook additional 3 - 4 minutes until chicken is heated thru and sauce is desired consistency.
  • Serve chicken with sauce spooned on top.


Serving: 1breast | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.1g | Protein: 36.1g | Fat: 21.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 1g