Grilled Chicken Over Spinach Recipe
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Grilled Chicken Over Spinach Recipe

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Grilled Chicken Over Spinach is shared by Michelle Krzmarzick of Torrance, California. "With two young children to keep me busy, it's essential to have a few 'ready-in-minutes' she confides. "This is a recipe I've pieced together and added my own touches to. It really satisfies my family."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound)
  • SAUTEED SPINACH:
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, torn

Nutritional Facts

One serving prepared with a total of 2 tablespoons oil) equals 237 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 268 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Spoon over chicken. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  2. In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil for 1 minute or until crisp-tender. Stir in mushrooms; saute for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add spinach; saute for 2 minutes or until wilted. Transfer to a serving platter; top with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Chicken Over Spinach in Taste of Home June/July 2001, p9

Nutritional Facts

One serving prepared with a total of 2 tablespoons oil) equals 237 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 268 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2012

My husband and I really liked this recipe, but I would add a lot of chopped onion instead of the green onion next time.

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