Tender Chicken and Baby Spinach in Red Wine.

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

This chicken is so wonderfully tender and tasty it just melts in your mouth. We always serve one chicken breast between 2 people but of course you can adjust the recipe quantities to suit your appetite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat and spray with cooking oil spray.
  2. Add the garlic and cook gently, do not brown.
  3. Add the chicken and cook until chicken is just about cooked through, turning regularly so both sides cook evenly.
  4. Add the wine, tomato paste and herbs.
  5. Stir so that the paste mixes into the wine.
  6. Bring to a simmer and cook about 5 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through.
  7. Add the spinach leaves and mix through so they just wilt then quickly remove from the heat.
  8. Serve the chicken with spinach leaves on top and sauce drizzled over the spinach.
  9. Nice served with steamed broccoli and pasta or potatoes.


Most Helpful

I made this recipe last night & used 5 chicken breasts & doubled the other quantities .I served it on jasmine rice . It was very tasty & very easy to make

Doron September 13, 2011

Super easy and very tasty! I added chilli peppers for a li'l pizzaz... loved it!

Lotsafun September 29, 2009

In a moment of "let's-use-what's-in-the-fridge," I subbed about a 1/2 c. of leftover tomato soup (simple Campbell's style) for the tomato paste and sprinkled some grated parmesan cheese on both sides of the chicken. I used only 1/2 c. red wine and simmered for 10 minutes (5 on each side). Chicken was tender, juicy and quite tastey. *I didn't add the spinach because I was trying something else as a side dish, but next time, I definitely will!

Chef T. October 20, 2008

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