Our recipe of the week is Chicken thighs with shallots and spinach. This recipe comes from the website tasteofhome.com. See the link at the bottom of the blog.
Chicken Thighs with Shallots and Spinach
If you like chicken and spinach, this is a great recipe. You will love the ease and simplicity. It takes about 30 minutes total prep time. The moist tender chicken is ready to serve with its own creamy spinach side.
Some people recommend doubling the amount of spinach sauce, which is easy enough to do.
Ingredients for Chicken Thighs with Shallots and Spinach
Makes about 6 servings
6 Boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 ½ pounds)
½ teaspoon Seasoned salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1 ½ teaspoon olive oil
4 shallots, thinly sliced
1/3 cup white wine or reduced sodium chicken broth
1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach trimmed
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ cup reduced fat sour cream
Directions for Directions for Chicken Thighs with Shallots and Spinach
1) Sprinkle chicken with seasoned salt and pepper.
2) In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook until a thermometer reads 170°, about 6 minutes on each side. Remove from pan; keep warm.
3) In same pan, cook and stir shallots until tender. Add wine; bring to a boil. Cook until wine is reduced by half.
4) 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, stirring occasionally, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 170°. Stir in sour cream.
PREP TIME: About 30 Minutes Total time
1 chicken thigh with 1/4 cup spinach mixture: 223 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.
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