Lemon Chicken & Spinach Pasta

40 reviews

Chicken & lemon are the perfect couple, especially when married in a creamy sauce!

9.2k

5 minutes

Prep time

18 minutes

Cook time

626 cal.

Per serving

Utensils

Stovetop, Pot (small), Frying pan, Colander, Grater, Knife

recipe

Pasta (spaghetti)

Step 1

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, reserve about 1/4 cup of the pasta water per serving. Drain the pasta & set aside.

Chicken breast
Lemon

Step 2

Cut the chicken into thin strips. Zest the lemon. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken & stir. Zest the lemon into the pan (about 1/2 tbsp per serving). Cut the lemon in half & add about 1 tbsp of juice per serving. Season with salt & pepper. Cook, stirring for 2-3 min.

Heavy cream
Spinach (fresh)

Step 3

Add the cream & reserved pasta water to the pan. Reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 5-7 min, or until the chicken is cooked through. Fold in the fresh spinach leaves. Season with salt & pepper. Remove from the heat.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 4

Add the drained pasta to the pan. Mix it all together. Top with as much grated parmesan as you like! Serve & enjoy!

Nutrition facts

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Energy626 cal.
Fat23 g
Carbohydrates60 g
Protein47 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Lemon Chicken & Spinach Pasta" contains 626 Energy, 23 g of Fat, 60 g of Carbohydrates, 47 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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Lemon Chicken & Spinach Pasta
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