Chicken Breast Spanaki

Total Time:
1 hr 1 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive:
10 min
Cook:
31 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Intermediate

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 stalks fresh green onions, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound frozen spinach, washed, squeezed to remove excess water
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 pound feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon ground pepper
  • 8 large chicken breasts
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon
  • Oregano
Directions

Pour olive oil in pot over medium heat and add both types of onion. Saute for 1 minute, and then add spinach. Saute for approximately 10 minutes.

Preheat the broiler.

Pour spinach mixture in a bowl and cool. Add dill, eggs, feta and pepper to spinach mixture and mix very well.

Butterfly chicken breasts and fill with spinach/feta mixture. Close the breast and broil for 10 minutes on each side. After 15 minutes, douse chicken breasts with olive oil, lemon and oregano, and serve.

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