garlic chicken with creamy sauce & spinach

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Crystal Russell
from Paducah, KY

My kids eat this pretty well, and I had a friend over for dinner who just loved it! It's definitely a favorite meal for when I have company! The time is a rough estimate, I am a slow cook in a nearly microscopic kitchen with limited resources, so everything takes me longer. ;)

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For garlic chicken with creamy sauce & spinach

  • 4
    boneless chicken breast
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    each of salt, basil, oregano
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 3/4 c
    flour
  • 5 Tbsp
    coconut/olive oil;divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic, minced
  • 4 1/2 oz
    fresh spinach
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream (heated milk& butter works well as a substitute)
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1
    red pepper, chopped
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 lb
    fettuccine noodles
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make garlic chicken with creamy sauce & spinach

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Combine the flour, salt, pepper, basil, and oregano. Dip each chicken breast in the flour mixture and coat well.
  • 2
    In a large skillet, heat 3 Tablespoons oil until hot. Carefully place the breaded chicken in the oil until each side is golden brown. Avoid cooking all the way through!!
  • 3
    On a cookie sheet, line with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray. Place the chicken breasts on the cookie sheet and bake for about 15 minutes until cooked through. Set aside.
  • 4
    While the chicken is cooking, in a large pot cook the fettucine noodles according to package directions. Add the remaining 2 T olive oil to the skillet (after cleaning it) and cook the chopped red pepper and garlic for about 2-3 minutes. Stir in 1 tbsp of flour and stir constantly for one minute.
  • 5
    Add the chicken broth and bring to a light simmer while whisking constantly until it is starting to thicken. This takes about 3-4 minutes.
  • 6
    In a small bowl, whisk together the heavy cream and cornstarch. Add the spinach, cream mixture, and milk to the skillet. Bring this to a simmer and continue to cook until spinach starts to wilt. Stir in the parmesan cheese.
  • 7
    Add half of the sauce to the coating the cooked and drained fettuccine noodles.

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