- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach
- 1 cup salsa
- Pound chicken with a meat mallet to 1/2-in. thickness. In a large skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Cook chicken 5-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
- Add spinach and salsa to pan; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or just until spinach is wilted. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Sweet White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.
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"My husband took one bite of this and commented, "I wouldn't mind having this again, very soon." I prepared this recipe for the two of us using whole chicken legs that I first dredged in taco seasoning mix. After the chicken was fully cooked I added fresh salsa and spinach to the skillet without removing the chicken. Next time I will add some cumin and oregano to the taco seasoning to intensify the flavor."