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Sicilian Chicken & Spinach Saute

Cast Iron Sicilian Chicken
Cast Iron Sicilian Chicken

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I feel like anything cooked in a cast iron skillet is automatically a great tasting dish and this Cast Iron Sicilian Chicken and Spinach will not disappoint. Pan seared chicken thighs and spiced-up flavors along with fresh spinach is an awesome dinner time go to. If you’re looking for a dish with minimal carbs, this dinner idea will satisfy.

Pan Frying the Chicken Thighs
Pan Frying the Chicken Thighs
Spinach Saute
The spinach is added to the skillet of chicken stock, heavy whipping cream, Parmesan cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and other seasonings before the chicken is added back to the skillet.
Cast Iron Sicilian Chicken
Cast Iron Sicilian Chicken

Sicilian Chicken & Spinach Saute

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Serves: 5 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 383 calories 25.6 grams fat
Rating: 4.2/5
( 13 voted )


  • 5 Bone-In, Skin-On Chicken Thighs
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/2 cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • 8 oz. Fresh Leaf Spinach
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan Grated Cheese
  • 3 tbsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Ground Thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. Himalayan Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Black Pepper
  • Dash Red Cayenne Pepper
  • 4 tbsp. Butter


1. Season the chicken thighs with sea salt and pepper then rub the seasoning into the meat.
2. Pre-heat cooking pan to medium heat and add 3 tbsp of butter.
3. Cook chicken thighs on both sides for 4 minutes until brown.
4. Once cooked, set chicken to the side and partially remove most of the excess liquid from pan and add the other 1 tbsp of butter.
5. Add minced garlic and crushed red pepper to pan and stir for 2 minutes.
6. Add chicken stock, heavy whipping cream, parmesan cheese and ground thyme then cook until it begins to blend and simmer.
7. Add sun-dried tomatoes and red cayenne pepper and cook for a few minutes.
8. Add fresh spinach and allow the spinach to cook down for 2 minutes or until wilted.
9. Place the chicken thighs back into the pan with ingredients (skin side up) and remove from heat.
10. Place pan into a pre-heated oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
11. Remove from oven, allow to cool, then serve.

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1 comment

Cast Iron Skillet Recipes To Enjoy Any Time of Day April 27, 2018 at 9:17 am

[…] Sicilian Chicken & Spinach Saute| This pan seared chicken recipe is so amazing it is going to become a go-to meal. Pair this with some fresh veggies or a nice Italian salad you have an amazing dinner. […]


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