Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach Recipe
- 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)
- 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
- 4 shallots, thinly sliced
- 1/3 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, trimmed
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
- 1. Sprinkle chicken with seasoned salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Remove from pan; keep warm.
In same pan, cook and stir shallots until tender. Add wine; bring to a boil. Cook until wine is reduced by half. Add spinach and salt; cook and stir just until spinach is wilted. Stir in sour cream; serve with chicken.
Freeze option: Before adding sour cream, cool chicken and spinach mixture. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through slowly in a covered skillet until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, stirring occasionally. Stir in sour cream. Yield: 6 servings.
1 chicken thigh with 1/4 cup spinach mixture: 225 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 338mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.
Reviews for Chicken Thighs with Shallots & Spinach
"Perfect, simple easy and a nice flavor, will make this again for sure!"
"What a lovely recipe! Made it exactly per recipe the first time. The second time I tossed in some minced garlic and sliced baby bella mushrooms. Wow! And, since we are a sauce loving household, I doubled the amount for that. This is a keeper! Served with a a side of garlic mashed potatoes, spinach salad (cranberries, red onion, cucumber with TessaMae's Honey Poppyseed dressing, and a buttery Chardonnay."
"Wonderful and easy to make, all year round recipe."
"Simple, yet elegant. Great recipe for the cast iron."
"This is the FIRST recipe I made from Taste of Home. My sister and I are HUGE fans of boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Unfortunately, I didn't have any shallots, so I used a small red onion. Instead of cooking six chicken thighs, I cooked eight for leftovers. I served the chicken thighs and spinach with some rice, to stretch the meal out. I will definitely make this recipe again!!!"
"I made this as written, and it was fabulous, and I will make again. Everything came together quickly; the hardest part was clean-up b/c I don't have a nonstick pan.Next time, I'll add sliced fresh button mushrooms (8 oz) and a clove or two of minced fresh garlic. I agree with other reviewers who suggest increasing the spinach and doubling the sauce; I'll do that next time, too. Thank you for a wonderful recipe!! My kitchen smells heavenly, thanks to this dish!"
"I made this as written except bone in thighs were on sale and I used the chicken broth. (I planned to use wine until I realized someone drank the bottle I intended to use. It happens a lot around here lol). I doubled the spinach sauce on the recommendation of my sister who made it first It was delicious! Even the young one enjoyed it. Definitely putting this in the rotation. I also grated some nutmeg on the leftovers and that was good too! Thanks for the great, low carb, meal!"
"Fast and fabulous. We loved the spinach and sauce and I'm making it again with a different meat. It will be one of most used side dishes."