Monday, July 27, 2015

Chicken recipe ....

Made this the other night
really, really good and easy!!

Baked Chicken with Spinach & Artichokes

1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 to 6 chicken pieces (I used chicken breast)
salt and ground pepper, to taste
1 14oz can artichoke , quartered, rinsed and drained
1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 large carrot, sliced into rounds
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 bag (6 to 8 oz) baby spinach
1/2 cup vegetable broth ( I used chicken broth )

*Preheat oven to 425
*heat butter and olive oil in a large nonstick skillet that is safe 
for stovetop and oven
*Season chicken with salt and pepper
*Add to skillet and brown on both sides, about 5 minutes each side
*Remove from skillet and set aside, leaving oil in skillet
*Add artichokes, onions, carrots and garlic to the skillet. Cook for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are slightly tender, stirring occasionally
*Add spinach, continue to stir and cook for one minute
*Remove from heat, add broth and chicken
*Place in oven and bake for 18 minutes or until 
chicken is thoroughly cooked
*Remove from oven, let stand 5 minutes.
*Plate and ladle liquid and veggies over chicken pieces.


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