Creamy chicken in spinach sauce

Creamy chicken in spinach sauce is a very delicious dish. This recipe is very simple and quick, it can be cooked in 30 minutes. Creamy chicken in spinach sauce will be tender and tasty, irresistibly greedy. For a dairy-free version of this Creamy chicken in spinach sauce use coconut cream.

Creamy Chicken Breast in Spinach Sauce

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  • DifficultyVery easy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time30 Minutes
  • Cooking time15 Minutes
  • Serving4
  • Cooking methodStove
  • CuisineItalian


  • 1chicken breast
  • 4 tablespoonsolive oil
  • 1onion
  • 1 clovegarlic
  • 1 jarsun-dried cherry tomatoes in oil
  • 1 cupsour cream
  • 1 cupparmesan cheese
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1lemon (zest grated)
  • 2 cupsspinach, leaves, frozen


  • 1 Pan
  • 1 Grater


  1. Season the slices of chicken breast with salt and pepper. In a large pan add the oil and heat. Arrange the chicken breasts and brown well on both sides, until they have a golden crust. Remove the chicken breasts and add the chopped onion and a grated clove of garlic. Let it cook for 1 minute and add the spinach. Season with salt and pepper. If the spinach is fresh, cook for a couple of minutes, but if it is frozen, let it cook for at least 15 minutes. Add the cream, grated Parmesan, the drained dried tomatoes and mix well. Place the chicken breasts in the sauce, leave to flavor for a few minutes and serve with grated lemon zest.

Cook’s Tips

To make the chicken breast crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, flour the slices before browning them.

If you have a large chicken breast slice them in horizontally to make the thickness even.

If you want to make this recipe lighter, replace half the amount of cream or whole with chicken broth.

Recipe variations

You can substitute grated lemon zest with orange zest.

Turkey breast can also be used instead of chicken.

You can also add mushrooms instead of dried tomatoes.

Creamy Chicken Breast in Spinach Sauce

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