Chicken Breast Spanaki

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 1 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 31 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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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

  1. 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.
  2. Preheat the broiler.
  3. Pour spinach mixture in a bowl and cool. Add dill, eggs, feta and pepper to spinach mixture and mix very well.
  4. 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.