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Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce

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Have you ever tried a recipe so delicious that you can’t stop eating it? Well, this Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce will leave you wanting much more.

This dish is ideal for those who don’t want to waste time in the kitchen, and love to enjoy an exquisite and fast dish. Do you want to save time cooking? You can store this in the fridge and preheat it when you are ready to eat with your family.

Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce

Why the Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce is so delicious?

All the ingredients make the flavors of the sauce counteract with the chicken marinades, and provide a creamy and smooth texture. It is an ideal dish for those who love vegetables combined with the healthy protein of chicken.

Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce

In addition, it is the perfect excuse to invite your family or friends to lunch or dinner and spend a fun evening eating a healthy meal. This dish is ideal for all ages and is a very high nutritional value for children.

Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce

So if you have been looking for an easy-to-make and very healthy recipe, you have found your new favorite recipe. It will be ready in 30 minutes at your table and your family will love it!

Can I save this dish in the fridge?

Yes, but not for too long. Due to the sauce and the chicken, it is preferable to eat this dish freshly prepared. For dishes prepared with chicken, you should not keep it in the fridge for more than 3-4 days. 

Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce

Avoid leaving this dish at room temperature for a long time, as this will make the sauce last less. Chicken is an ingredient that tends to go bad very quickly, so if you intend to store it, you must always keep it cold unless you are going to serve it.

Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 20-25 minutes | Servings: 4

Ingredients:

4 thin-cut boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets

4 Tbsp. Butter unsalted and divided

1 tsp. Paprika

Salt and pepper to taste

3 tsp. Minced garlic

½ C. White cooking wine

¼ C. Chicken broth

1 Tbsp. All-purpose flour

1 C. Heavy whipping cream

A squeeze of fresh lemon

3 C. Spinach raw

Instructions:

Step 1. Melt 2 Tbsp of the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and saute for 4 minutes per side. Remove and set aside.

Step 3. Add the remaining butter to the skillet and saute the garlic in it for 30 seconds.

Step 4. Pour in the cooking wine to deglaze the skillet. Saute until the liquid is reduced by half.

Step 5. Whisk together the chicken broth and flour in a bowl.

Step 6. Pour the flour mixture into the skillet and whisk to combine.

Step 7. Mix in the heavy whipping cream, paprika, and more salt and pepper to taste.

Step 8. Stir in the spinach and a squeeze of fresh lemon.

Step 9. Return the chicken to the skillet and coat in the sauce. Saute until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked through.

Enjoy!

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Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Chicken and Spinach in Creamy Paprika Sauce
4.75 from 4 votes

Ingredients 

  • 4 Thin cut boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter unsalted and divided
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tsp. Minced garlic
  • ½ C. White cooking wine
  • ¼ C. Chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. All purpose flour
  • 1 C. Heavy whipping cream
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon
  • 3 C. Spinach raw

Instructions

  • Melt 2 Tbsp of the butter in a skillet over medium high heat.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper and saute for 4 minutes per side. Remove and set aside.
  • Add the remaining butter to the skillet and saute the garlic in it for 30 seconds.
  • Pour in the cooking wine to deglaze the skillet. Saute until the liquid is reduced by half.
  • Whisk together the chicken broth and flour in a bowl.
  • Pour the flour mixture into the skillet and whisk to combine.
  • Mix in the heavy whipping cream, paprika and more salt and pepper to taste.
  • Stir in the spinach and a squeeze of fresh lemon.
  • Return the chicken to the skillet and coat in the sauce. Saute until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked through.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 619kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 237mg | Sodium: 304mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g
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