Recipe for: Summertime Chicken with Spinach

Summertime Chicken with Spinach
2 Tbs olive oil
1½ Tbs garlic
1 onion, chopped
3 medium vine ripe tomatoes, seeds removed
2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
1 Tbs capers, drained
1 tsp dried parsley
1 tsp dried basil
½ tsp dried oregeno
4 chicken breasts
1 bag fresh spinach
salt & pepper, to taste


Preperation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 25 Minutes

Total Time: 40 Minutes

Servings: 4


Dinner, Chicken, Lunch

Best paired with


1. Using a non-stick skillet, heat 1 Tbsp oil. Add garlic and the onion. Sautée until onions soften. Remove from heat.

2. Place sautéed onions & garlic in a bowl and add tomatoes, lemon juice, capers, parsley, basil, and oregano. Salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.


3. Halve each chicken breast horizontally (cut them parallel to the counter); cover with saran wrap and lightly pound each cutlet with a meat mallet until ~1/4" thick. In a pinch, you could also use a skillet or rolling pin. Season to taste with salt & pepper.

4. Using the same skillet, heat remaining 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until done - browned and opaque throughout, about 2-3 min per side.


5. Remove chicken from heat, set aside on a plate, and cover loosely with foil.

6. Add the tomato mixture back to the skillet. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Add spinach and cook until it begins to wilt, about 2 minutes.

7. To serve, plate chicken, top with the tomato/spinach medley, and garnish with a wedge of lemon.


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