Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Servings: 8
Impress your guests with this wonderful chicken with spinach and mushroom dish in a creamy parmesan sauce. This easy one-pan dish you can throw together in just thirty minutes! A perfect addition to your weekly menu rotation especially on busy days.
2 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
4 tablespoons butter (divided)
4 chicken breasts halved crosswise
Salt and pepper to taste
10 ounces (1 package) Cremini mushrooms, sliced
Creamy Parmesan Sauce:
4 cloves garlic minced
1 tablespoon wheat flour
1 c chicken broth
1 c heavy cream
1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 c spinach
How to make Chicken with Spinach and Mushrooms in Creamy Parmesan Sauce
Prepare the Chicken:
Step 1: Place the chicken breasts on a large plate. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
Step 2: Add a tbsp olive oil and a tbsp butter in a large skillet. Melt the butter over medium-high heat.
Step 3: When the butter has melted, add the chicken into the skillet. Brown for about 4 minutes per side. Then, transfer to a plate.
Step 4: Into the same pan, place the sliced mushroom with the rest of the tbsp olive oil and tbsp butter. Saute the mushrooms for about 5 minutes until dark and moist. When done, remove from the skillet.
Prepare the Sauce:
Step 1: To the pan, add the rest of the butter. Allow melting before adding in the garlic. Cook for a few minutes until the garlic is slightly browned.
Step 2: Add in a tbsp of flour and continue to cook until it is no longer raw.
Step 3: Gradually pour in the chicken broth and heavy cream. Allow simmering.
Step 4: Once the liquid is simmering, add in the Parmesan cheese and stir. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes more.
Step 5: Season with salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Adjust the seasoning according to taste.
Step 6: Into the sauce, add the spinach and let it wilt.
Step 7: Place the cooked mushrooms back to the skillet and stir to incorporate.
Step 8: Add in the cooked chicken and reheat for another 2 to 3 minutes. Cover the pan.
Step 9: Spoon the sauce over the chicken and enjoy it immediately.
Amount Per Serving: Calories 357 | Fat 25g3 8% | Saturated Fat 13g 81% | Cholesterol 134mg 45% | Sodium 546mg 24% | Potassium 662mg 19% | Carbohydrates 4g 1% | Fiber 1g 4% | Sugar 1g 1% | Protein 28g 56% | Vitamin A 1052IU 21% | Vitamin C 5mg 6% | Calcium 111mg 11% | Iron 1mg 6%