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    Greek Chicken and Spinach

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    20 mins

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    kitchengrrl's Note:

    This was a quick "throw together" meal one night recently, and it worked out great. Sorry, no exact proportions on a lot of things. It's very much an "eyeball" recipe. Use as much or as little of the ingredients as you like.

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    1. 1
      Pound the chicken breasts with a mallet til they're flattened and uniform thickness.
    2. 2
      Marinate for about 1/2 hour in a mixture of oregano, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, the zest from 2 lemons and the juice from one, and a little rice vinegar.
    3. 3
      Grill 2-3 minutes on each side till cooked through.
    4. 4
      While marinating, mince a couple of cloves of garlic.
    5. 5
      Saute until fragrant in a little olive oil.
    6. 6
      Add a bag of fresh spinach and wilt over med-high heat.
    7. 7
      When bright green and not quite finished, add a handful of chopped parsely, some dill (to taste, I don't like much dill), and the juice of half a lemon.
    8. 8
      Stir together.
    9. 9
      Remove from heat, crumble some feta cheese on top and and cover for a few minutes to let the cheese heat up and soften.
    10. 10
      Serve with sparkling water and some fresh crusty bread.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 27, 2003


      This is such a great recipe. It took no time at all to make, but it was very rewarding because it was so good. I used lots of seasoning, so it was very flavourful. We had this with Greek rice, and it was a perfect dinner. I'll definetely make this again. Thanks!

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    • on August 05, 2003


      OK, Kithchengrrl, this was awesome! Only change I needed to make was MORE SPINACH!

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    • on April 20, 2010


      this is lovely! i used vegetarian "chicken" breasts and it was a fast, tasty, easy dinner. the first time i made as written other then using all lemon juice instead of the vinegar and zest since that's what i had and was very pleased. just now i used lemon zest and juice along with a handful of fresh dill and some garlic and onion powder and olive oil as the marinade and added onions to the spinach. that's really good too! what a nice versatile recipe. isn't it odd how cooked spinach, if let to cool starts leaving an odd chalky feeling on your teeth? make sure to serve really hot.

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek Chicken and Spinach

    Serving Size: 1 (175 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 580.1
    Calories from Fat 324
    Total Fat 36.1 g
    Saturated Fat 12.6 g
    Cholesterol 178.6 mg
    Sodium 565.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 15.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
    Sugars 1.6 g
    Protein 54.3 g

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    fresh spinach leaves

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