Spinach Artichoke Chicken Skillet Dinner

Spinach Artichoke Chicken- juicy chicken breasts with a rich and creamy spinach artichoke sauce. This easy 30 minute chicken dinner is perfect for busy weeknights! Serve with crusty bread, pasta, or a salad.

30 Minute Dinners!

Spinach artichoke dip is a classic appetizer that is popular at parties and potlucks. If you are a fan, you will LOVE this Spinach Artichoke Chicken recipe.

Ingredients

  • Olive oil– avocado oil will also work!
  • Chicken– boneless skinless chicken breasts, you will need about 1 pound.
  • Butter– you can use unsalted or salted butter.
  • Shallot– chopped.
  • Garlic– minced.
  • Spinach– roughly chop the spinach leaves.
  • Artichoke hearts– you can use canned or jarred artichoke hearts. Drain and roughly chop before using.
  • Chicken broth– chicken stock will also work.
  • Heavy cream– to create a rich and creamy sauce.
  • Parmesan cheese– buy a wedge of Parmesan cheese and grate it.
  • Lemon juice– to brighten the sauce.
  • Crushed red pepper flakes– to add a little heat.
  • Fresh basil– for garnish.

Spinach Artichoke Chicken

Spinach Artichoke Chicken- juicy chicken breasts with a rich and creamy spinach artichoke sauce. This easy 30 minute chicken dinner is perfect for busy weeknights! Serve with crusty bread, pasta, or a salad.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbl olive oil
  • 2 lg boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tbl butter
  • 1 shallot
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cup spinach, rough chopped
  • 14 oz artichoke hearts, drained & roughly chopped
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream or milk
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbl lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • extra parmesan cheese & freshly chopped basil for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Using a sharp knife, slice the breasts in half widthwise. Pound out the chicken, if necessary, so the breasts are even in thickness. Season the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add the chicken breasts and cook for 4 to 6 minutes on each side until golden brown. Transfer the chicken to a plate to rest
  • Add the butter to the skillet. When melted, add the shallot and cook for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute
  • Add the spinach and artichoke hearts and cook until the spinach is wilted.
  • Stir in the chicken broth, heavy cream, and parmesan cheese. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes or until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the lemon juice and season with crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper, to taste.
  • Return the chicken breasts to the skillet and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Plate the chicken with the sauce and garnish with parmesan cheese and fresh basil. Serve immediately.
Keyword artichoke, chicken, spinach

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