Chicken Tenders With Apricots and Sauteed Spinach

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Manami

Cooking Light, March 2004. I have made a few subtle changes with the seasoning. This would be nice served with couscous, rice or perhaps even egg noodles.

Top Review by JennyMidget

Family liked the chicken but not the spinach - too much lemon juice?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken evenly with black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon salt and red pepper flakes.
  2. Place chicken and breadcrumbs in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal bag, and shake to coat. Add chicken to pan; cook 2-1/2 minutes on each side or until done.
  3. Drain apricots in a colander over a bowl; reserve 1/2 cup liquid. Add apricot halves and 1/2 cup reserved liquid to pan; cover and cook 3 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.
  4. Wipe pan with paper towels. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, onion powder and spinach; cook 3 minutes or until spinach is slightly wilted.
  5. Serve spinach with chicken and apricots.

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