Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a favorite chicken recipe, my son requests it every year for his birthday.

Directions

  1. On a large plate, combine 1 tablespoon flour, salt, and pepper. Set aside. In a small bowl, combine cheese, lemon juice, and oregano. Set aside.
  2. With a meat mallet, pound each chicken breast to 1/2 inch thickness. Spread cheese mixture on each chicken breast, leaving 1/2 inch border. Fold chicken breasts in half; secure each with toothpick. Coat chicken breasts with flour mixture.
  3. In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook chicken breasts for 1 to 2 minutes on each side, until golden. In a small bowl, whisk together 1 1/2 cups water, chicken bouillon cube, and remaining flour; pour over chicken breasts in pan. Add spinach and tomato to skillet, and bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink inside. Discard toothpicks before serving.
Most Helpful

This is a wonderful dish! I would consider it the greek version of Chicken Cordon Bleu. The only thing I would change is to pump up the sauce a bit more. The chicken bouillon cube and water is more of a flavoring agent of the spinach and tomatoes and is kind of thin. I would add a little flour and make this a proper sauce (roux). I made this vegan as Cousin Cosmo's Greek Chicken (Vegan-Style) for ZWT 9 Soup - A - Stars!!!

Member #610488 July 23, 2013