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Dijon Chicken and Spinach Recipe

Dijon Chicken and Spinach Recipe

Start your next dinner off with this dish from Diane Hendrixson of Wapakoneta, OH. Elegance has never been so easy. This tender, lightly pan-fried chicken is topped with a creamy Dijon sauce that pairs beautifully with wilted spinach flavored with a hint of garlic.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) fresh baby spinach
  • Paprika, optional


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness; coat with flour mixture. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the cream, eggs and mustard; stir into the pan drippings. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and sauce reaches 160°.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in another skillet, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute. Add spinach; cook and stir over low heat for 3-5 minutes or until wilted. Spoon mustard sauce over chicken; sprinkle with paprika if desired. Serve with spinach. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 377 calories, 27g fat (8g saturated fat), 156mg cholesterol, 698mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.

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[email protected] User ID: 5180207 162468
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2012

"chicken good, didn't like sauce"

tuscalooso User ID: 2401195 77094
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"quick to prepare, delicious to eat!"

islandliz User ID: 2189052 83437
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2009


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