Creamed Spinach ChickenCourse: Chicken RecipesCuisine: American
This skillet chicken has a delicious sauce, perfect for soaking bread or a side.
1 c. shredded mozzarella
3/4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
10 oz. baby spinach
2 tsp. paprika
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
Freshly ground black pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 c. heavy cream
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
Crusty bread, for serving (optional)
1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan
- In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Season chicken with paprika, salt, and pepper and cook until golden and no longer pink, 8 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
- Heat remaining tablespoon oil. Add onion and cook until soft, 5 minutes, then add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Add spinach, in batches, until wilted.
- Pour over heavy cream and chicken broth and simmer 3 minutes. Add mozzarella and Parmesan and stir until melted, then return chicken to skillet and simmer 5 minutes.
- Serve creamed spinach spooned over chicken with bread, if using.