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Grilled Chicken Over Spinach

 Grilled Chicken Over Spinach
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."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.