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Spinach Artichoke Chicken Recipe - Easy, delicious, and rich skillet dinner prepared with seared chicken breasts, fresh spinach, flavorful artichokes, and an amazing creamy cheese sauce. Quick and easy enough for a weeknight meal, but also great for a special dinner party. 

Spinach Artichoke Chicken Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Easy, delicious, and rich skillet dinner prepared with seared chicken breasts, fresh spinach, flavorful artichokes, and an amazing creamy cheese sauce.
Servings : 6 serves
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 to 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, if you like, you can use dried basil, rosemary, or thyme
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth or dry white wine
  • 2 cups marinated artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 bag (6 ounces) baby spinach
  • 1 cup half and half, you can also use milk or heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup low fat part skim shredded mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
  • Season chicken breasts with oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • Add chicken breasts to the hot oil and cook until browned, about 5 to 6 minutes per side.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • Melt butter in skillet; stir in garlic and cook for about 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Pour in chicken broth or wine; stir and continue to cook until liquid has reduced, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in artichokes; cook for 1 minute.
  • Add in baby spinach and cook for 1 more minute, or until spinach is wilted.
  • Stir in half-and-half and bring to a simmer.
  • Add mozzarella and parmesan; stir until combined.
  • Transfer chicken back into the skillet and cook for 5 more minutes, or until sauce has thickened and chicken is completely cooked through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE SMART POINTS: 8
NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS CALCULATED FOR 6 SERVINGS

Nutrition

Calories: 324 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 23 g | Fat: 22 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 78 mg | Sodium: 524 mg | Potassium: 521 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 3630 IU | Vitamin C: 23.7 mg | Calcium: 213 mg | Iron: 1.7 mg | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
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