Lemon-garlic chicken with creamy spinach

18

TOTAL TIME

45 min

Serves

4

Lemon-garlic chicken with creamy spinach

Photo, Sian Richards.


Ingredients

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh pepper , to season
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 thinly sliced onions
  • 2 thinly sliced garlic cloves
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Creamy spinach

  • 1/2 cup 35% cream
  • 1 bunch spinach , chopped
  • lemon wedges , to garnish

Instructions

  • SPRINKLE chicken breasts with salt. Season with fresh pepper.
  • HEAT a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add canola oil, then onions and garlic. Cook until onions start to soften, 8 to 10 min. Push onions to side of pan, then add chicken. Cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 min per side. Add chicken broth. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until chicken is cooked through, 18 to 20 min. Transfer chicken to a platter.
  • ADD cream to pan and boil until slightly reduced, 1 to 2 min. Stir in spinach until wilted, about 1 min. Serve with chicken and lemon wedges.

How to remove chicken breasts from a whole chicken

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 395,
  • Protein
  • 50 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 725 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin A
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