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Loaded Chicken

This chicken is loaded with creamed spinach, delicious sauteed mushrooms and plenty of cheese.  Fussy but well worth it
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 607kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 bag large size baby spinach
  • 10 oz baby bella mushrooms sliced
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbs unsalted butter
  • 4 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves minced, divided
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 4 thick slices whole milk mozzarella

SEASONED FLOUR

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Mix the seasoned flour ingredients and place on a large plate
  • Dredge each chicken breast in the seasoned flour
  • Melt 2 tbs of the butter in a large skillet.
  • Brown chicken breasts on each side until they are golden brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • For The Mushrooms:
  • In the same skillet the chicken was browned in, add the remaining butter and 2 tbs olive oil
  • Add the mushrooms and brown over medium heat.
  • Add the wine and half of the minced garlic and scrape up all the browned bits on the bottom of the pan.
  • Continue cooking until the wine is absorbed. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • For The Creamed Spinach:
  • In a deep saucepan over medium heat, add the remaining 2 tbs of olive oil; heat through
  • Add the chopped onion and saute about 5 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and the garlic and cook until spinach is wilted
  • Add the Parmesan and cream cheeses
  • Cook until cream cheese is melted.
  • Remove from heat and set aside
  • To Assemble:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Place chicken in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish
  • Top with the mushrooms
  • Next top with the creamed spinach
  • Place 1 slice of cheese over each chicken breast
  • Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted and begins to brown.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 607kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 971mg | Potassium: 1239mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 7481IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 4mg