Tuscan Chicken

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Have you ever ordered a Tuscan Chicken dish at the restaurant claiming when you’re there you’re family? Well first of all, my family has never made fake Italian food that disgusting before. The Olive Garden is a disgrace. But they do have an item called Tuscan Chicken. It’s nothing like a dish you would get in Tuscany and, frankly, it is full of cream and has an identity crisis. Instead, I made a Tuscan Chicken dish that made me think, “damn, I’d order this in a restaurant!”.

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Ingredients:

  • 6 boneless chicken thighs
  • 4 roasted red peppers, cut intro strips
  • 2 cups fresh whole leaf spinach
  • 10 oz can artichoke hearts, sliced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, julienned
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • lemon zest, sea salt, pepper , oregano to taste
  • olive oil

Directions:

Liberally salt and pepper the chicken thighs. Set them aside. Sweat the onions and garlic in a skillet on medium heat.

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Add the chicken and sear it on both sides for about 2 minutes each on medium high heat. Then lower to medium heat and add all remaining ingredients except for spinach; 1 remaining garlic clove, lemon juice & zest, peppers, artichokes Season with salt and pepper. Do not add spinach yet.

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Remember to layer with seasonings as you add each ingredient. Once the chicken has cooked fully with the rest of the veggies, pull the skillet off the heat. Then add spinach and toss until the spinach is wilted, but still bright green. Serve!

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MANGIA!

4 thoughts on “Tuscan Chicken

  1. I never comment on websites, but this recipe was so delicious I was compelled to tell you! My husband made this for dinner last week and it was fantastic. Thanks for sharing something so terrific!

  2. I am a junk food junkie, and I finally said enough is enough! I feel sluggish, am overweight, and depressed. I am changing my life, and part of what I am doing is eating a low carb diet. I am so excited to find these recipes in here-it is motivating me to try new things. Can’t wait to try the Tuscan Chicken!

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