Spinach Lemon Chicken Breast

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Snagged from an advertisement in Southern Living and adapted for our tastes. Wilted spinach in a lemony "gravy" to spoon over chicken and the starch of your choice. Wild rice is a nice one to try.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oil in skillet. Cook spinach and onion over medium heat until just wilted. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Combine flour, salt and pepper. Dredge chicken in flour.
  3. Melt butter in skillet. Add chicken. Cook about 4-5 minutes per side, just until golden brown. Remove chicken to heated dish.
  4. Add broth, wine, lemon juice and garlic. Deglaze pan and cook sauce about 2 minutes, until reduced by half. Add spinach.
  5. Plate chicken over starch of choice (rice, potatoes or pasta). Pour spinach and sauce over all to serve.
  6. May be served "family style" by placing all on a single large platter.


Most Helpful

My brother and I loved this, my mother tolerated it, husband wouldn't eat the spinach, 4 yr old ate the spinach but looked as if she was going to gag LOL. I still rate it 5 stars because atleast two of us thought it was a winner, but if you are not into lemony/tartish flavors you probably won't like this. My baby spinach held it's color really well, nice bright green. I didn't have dry white wine so I used some Vermouth cooking wine. I didn't use so much garlic, 1tbs and a bit maybe a 1tsp.

YnkyGrlDwndr May 01, 2011

Great chicken dish. I love vivmom's photo because the spinach is so bright. When you saute spinach it gets a dull look. But totally delicious dinner. I served this with recipe #384908 and a salad. Easy and tasty dinner. Made for ZWT 6.

susie cooks June 24, 2010

This is truly fabulously delicious. I skipped step 1 entirely. I added 1/2 t. smoked paprika to my flour mixture for step 2. The recipe went together like clockwork for the rest of the steps; I served it over brown basmati rice. Having skipped step 1, that means I used no onion in this. It didn't need it. I'm not sure if I used 2 T. minced garlic, I simply minced 2 medium-sized cloves. Flavor of this dish was perfect and provoked many murmurings of "yum, yum, yum" around the table. Thanks ~ I'll make it again!

vrvrvr April 29, 2010

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