Mediterranean Chicken Skillet Dinner Recipe

Mediterranean Chicken Skillet Dinner Recipe

How To Make Mediterranean Chicken Skillet Dinner

This hearty Mediterranean chicken is a filling dish that’s made with oregano-seasoned chicken, nestled in savory spinach, rice, and tomatoes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tspdried oregano,divided
  • ½tspblack pepper,divided
  • 1pinchsalt,to taste
  • 6ozchicken breast,(4 pieces), halves, skinless boneless
  • 2tbspolive oil,divided
  • 1small lemon,cut into 8 slices
  • 8ozsun-dried tomatoes,(¼ jar), chopped, drained, oil packed
  • 2large garlic cloves,minced
  • 8.8ozUncle Ben’s® Ready Rice® Roasted Chicken Flavored Rice,(1 pouch)
  • cupchicken stock,unsalted
  • 6ozfresh baby spinach,(1 package)
  • 1ozfeta cheese,crumbled
  • 2tbsppine nuts,toasted

Instructions

  1. Combine ½ teaspoon of oregano and ¼ teaspoon of pepper, adding salt, if desired. Sprinkle evenly over top of chicken.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken to the pan, seasoned-side down.

  3. Cover and cook for about 6 minutes until browned. Turn chicken over, and top each breast with 2 lemon slices. Cover and cook for 6 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in thickest part of chicken registers 165 degrees F.

  4. Place chicken on a plate; cover loosely to keep warm.

  5. Heat remaining oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add sun-dried tomatoes and garlic, then cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  6. Add the rice, chicken stock, remaining oregano, and remaining pepper to skillet. Gradually add spinach, stirring gently until the spinach wilts.

  7. Nestle the chicken breasts back in the skillet. Sprinkle with cheese and pine nuts.

  8. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 576.16kcal
  • Fat: 17.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.78g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.89g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.43g
  • Fiber: 8.62g
  • Sugar: 22.56g
  • Protein: 24.63g
  • Cholesterol: 34.12mg
  • Sodium: 332.48mg
  • Calcium: 164.02mg
  • Potassium: 2411.21mg
  • Iron: 7.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 244.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 40.80mg
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