Creamy Roasted Red Pepper and Spinach Goat Cheese Skillet Chicken

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper and Spinach Goat Cheese Skillet Chicken1

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper and Spinach Goat Cheese Skillet Chicken

ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil*
  • 4 (6 ounce) skinless and boneless chicken breasts, pounded thin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 cup chicken broth or chicken stock
  • 1 (12 ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • salt and pepper to taste

directions

  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat, season the chicken with salt and pepper, add the chicken to the pan and cook until lightly golden brown on both sides and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side, before setting aside.
  2. Add the onion and saute until tender, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the pureed mixture of the broth, roasted red peppers and goat cheese and simmer until warmed and the cheese has completely melted, about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add the spinach and cook until wilted before adding the chicken and seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
Option: For One-Pan: Make this a one-pan meal by adding 8 ounces of pasta and 2 1/4 cups broth or water (or 1 cup of rice and 2 cups broth or water) to the sauce in step 4 and simmer, covered, until cooked, about 12 minutes (or 20 minutes for rice).
Nutrition Facts: Calories 385, Fat 16.1g (Saturated 7.5g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 128mg, Sodium 456mg, Carbs 10.3g (Fiber 2.4g, Sugars 6g), Protein 50.3g

Detailed recipe

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