Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken with Spinach and Basil

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs OR 4 chicken breasts
  • fine sea salt , to taste
  • freshly cracked black pepper , to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter , ghee or olive oil – divided
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup drained sun-dried tomatoes , finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup loosely packed spinach , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan
  • 1 teaspoons freshly chopped basil

Instructions

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a large skillet with 1 tablespoon butter over medium high heat. Add the chicken and sear on both sides, until brown and cooked through. About 7-8 minutes on each side for chicken thighs and 5-6 minutes on each side for chicken breasts. Remove chicken from the pan and set aside
  3. Heat the remaining butter in the same pan and add garlic and Italian seasoning. Cook for 30 seconds until fragrant then stir in sun-dried tomatoes and cook for another minute. Add the heavy cream, chicken broth until smooth.
  4. Add the parmesan and allow sauce to simmer and thicken slightly. Add the spinach and chicken back to the pan and turn off the heat and leave until chicken is heated through and spinach is wilted.
  5. Serve with your favorite sides or over zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice.

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