Creamed Spinach Chicken

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Creamed Spinach Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 10 oz. baby spinach
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • 3/4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 c. shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 c. freshly grated parmesan
  • Crusty bread, for serving (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. 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. 
  2. 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.  
  3. 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. 
  4. Serve creamed spinach spooned over chicken with bread, if using.

Notes

Recipe source: delish
Tags: #easyrecipes #dinner #chickenrecipes #food #cooking #chicken #easy #recipes

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