Chicken Florentine

Chicken Florentine

 

Chicken Florentine is simply tender cuts of chicken topped with fresh spinach and melted mozzarella then braised in a your favorite red gravy.

When making this chicken florentine recipe make sure you use fresh spinach and mozzarella.

INGREDIENTS

Serves 4 people

  • 1 8 oz package of baby spinach

  • 1/2 cup of flour

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts

  • 4 Tbls of butter

  • 3 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil

  • 4 to 6 slices of fresh mozzarella Cheese

  • 4 cups of your favorite Italian gravy

PREPARATION

  1. Wash the spinach under cold water and place in a frying pan with 1 Tbls of butter and cook until the spinach is wilted.

  2. Season the flour with salt and pepper.

  3. Dredge the chicken breasts in the flour coating evenly.

  4. In a large frying pan sauté the chicken in the remaining butter and oil until browned on both sides. Around 3 minutes on each side.

  5. Place some spinach and a slice of mozzarella cheese on each piece of chicken.

  6. Pour the gravy around the chicken and cook covered for around 30 minutes.