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Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach


Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach



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Chicken stuffed with cooked spinach and onion and served with a wine, peppercorn and saffron sauce


  • 2 chicken breasts

    1 cup slightly steamed spinach leaves

    1 tsp chopped onion

    1/2 tsp olive oil

    Pinch of nutmeg

    1 tsp pink peppercorn

    1/2 cup chicken stock

    20 ml white wine

    1/2 tsp minced garlic

    3 threads saffron - soaked in water

    1 sprig fresh rosemary

    Salt and pepper for seasoning


Cut the chicken breast in such a way, that a pocket is created, rub with salt, pepper and garlic, keep aside In a sauce pan.

Saute onion in olive oil, add spinach, salt and nutmeg.

Add half on the pink peppercorn.

Stuff the chicken breast with the spinach mixture, and grill on a non stick pan till the chicken is cooked and is golden in colour.

In the same pan add the chicken stock, wine, saffron and rosemary. Cook for 2 minutes, till the sauce gets a consistency and a glaze.

In a plate place the chicken pour the sauce, and top it with the remaining pink peppercorn.

Serve with steamed beans, of a green salad.

Key Ingredients: chicken, nutmeg, onion, spinach, white wine, olive oil, salt, black pepper, chicken stock, garlic, saffron, rosemary