food.ie: baked chicken with spinach + artichokes..

Serves: Serves 4
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 to 6 chicken pieces (thighs, chicken breast, legs, etc…)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 can (14-ounces) quartered artichokes, rinsed and drained
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, sliced into thin rounds
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 bag (6 to 8 ounces) baby spinach
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Heat butter and olive oil in a large nonstick skillet that’s safe for stovetop and oven.
  3. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  4. Add to skillet and brown on both sides; about 5 minutes on each side.
  5. Remove from skillet and set it on the side, leaving oil in skillet.
  6. Add artichokes, onions, carrots and garlic to the skillet.
  7. Cook for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are slightly tender, stirring occasionally,.
  8. Add chopped garlic and spinach; continue to cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  9. Remove from heat and add broth and chicken.
  10. Place in the oven and bake for 18 minutes, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  11. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  12. Plate and ladle liquid and veggies over chicken pieces.
  13. Serve.
NOTES
If you don’t have a skillet that’s safe for both oven and stovetop, you can place the chicken in a casserole-dish when you’re ready to pop it in the oven.
Nutrition
*Nutritional Facts based on 16 ounces of Chicken Thighs each weighing 4-ounces.
Serving size: 385 grams (About 1.7 cups) Calories: 386 per serving Fat: 18.7

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