Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 35 mins | Total Time: 45 mins | Yield: 4 Servings
I have been a huger fan of this recipe since it was introduced to me by my aunt! I love how all the ingredients complement each other especially the lemon. In less than an hour, you will have the best lunch or dinner ever!
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts cut in half
1/2 tbsp paprika
3 tbsp butter divided
4 garlic cloves
1 c chicken broth
1/2 c heavy cream
1/4 c freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Juice of 1 lemon
Splash of dry white wine optional
1/2 tsp dried thyme
2 c baby spinach
Dash salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
Step 2: Generously season the chicken with paprika, salt, and pepper.
Step 3: Place a large oven-proof skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 4: Add in 2 tablespoons of butter and allow it to melt.
Step 5: Add the chicken into the hot skillet and sear both sides for about 3 minutes or until golden brown.
Step 6: Place the chicken on a serving plate. Set aside.
Step 7: Add 1 tablespoon of butter into the skillet and allow it to melt.
Step 8: Add in the garlic and cook while stirring until aromatic.
Step 9: Add in the chicken broth, lemon juice, thyme, and splash of dry white wine. Stir until well combined.
Step 10: Allow the mixture to boil, and then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sauce becomes thick.
Step 11: Add in the Parmesan cheese and heavy cream, and then cook for 2 minutes.
Step 12: Add in the spinach and simmer until wilted.
Step 13: Put the chicken back to the skillet.
Step 14: Place the skillet inside the oven and cook for another 15 minutes or until the chicken’s temperature turns about 165 degrees C.
Step 15: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool for at least 5 minutes at room temperature.
Step 16: Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 545mg | Potassium: 603mg | Vitamin A: 2620IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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