Garlic Lemon Chicken Recipe - Diet Approved!
August 14, 2017
Garlic Lemon Chicken
Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Total Time
25 Minutes
Ingredients
2 Boneless + Skinless Chicken Breasts 1 Medium-Sized Lemon
4 Cloves Garlic 1.5 Tbsp Olive Oil
Fresh Shaved Ginger (for a little extra zing) Salt + Pepper
6 Cups Fresh Spinach
Instructions
1.
Mince garlic
2.
Add garlic and olive oil to pan over medium-high heat on stove; let simmer for 2 minutes
3.
Cut lemon in half and squeeze one half into the pan with garlic and olive oil
4.
Poke chicken breasts with a fork in several places on both sides, and place in pan with garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice
5.
Sprinkle salt and pepper on chicken in pan
6.
Cover the pan with a lid and lower heat to medium-low; let simmer until each breast has turned white, then turn over for other side to simmer for 4-5 more minutes
7.
Once you’ve turned the chicken to the other side, squeeze the other half of the lemon onto it and add more salt and pepper
8.
Turn over 1-2 more times until each side gets a little browned and crispy-looking
9.
Remove from heat; let cool for 4-5 minutes
10.
While chicken is cooling, place the spinach into the pan, leaving whatever oil, lemon juice, or garlic is leftover in the pan
11.
Let spinach simmer on medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes or until it starts to wilt; stir occasionally until it has all wilted and is a nice dark green color
12.
Remove from heat and place next to chicken on a plate
13.
Enjoy!