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Roasted Cast Iron Chicken

Roasted Cast Iron Chicken with Mushroom and Spinach Saute
Roasted Cast Iron Chicken with Mushroom and Spinach Saute

When you’re looking for a healthy low-carb meal with flavor this cast iron chicken can take you there. Combining the texture and moisture from the chicken quarters along with the great flavors from the spinach will have you feeling a lot less guilty for eating something that taste this great.

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Roasted Cast Iron Chicken with Mushroom and Spinach Saute
Roasted Cast Iron Chicken with Mushroom and Spinach Saute

Roasted Cast Iron Chicken

Roasted Cast Iron Chicken

Pin87 Share48 Tweet Yum FlipShares 135When you’re looking for a healthy low-carb meal with flavor this cast iron chicken can take you there. Combining the texture and moisture from the chicken quarters along with the great flavors from the spinach will have you feeling a lot less guilty for eating something that taste this great. Pin87 Share48 Tweet Yum FlipShares 135

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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: calories 25.1 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 2 Whole Chicken Quarters
  • 10 oz. Fresh Leaf Spinach
  • 1/4 cup Sherry Cooking Wine
  • 1/3 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3 tbsp. Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp. and 1/2 tsp. Minced Garlic, Separated
  • 1/2 tsp. Organic Ground Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • 3/4 tsp. Ground Thyme
  • Dash Garlic Powder
  • Dash Himalayan Sea Salt
  • Dash Organic Ground White Pepper
  • 4 oz. Fresh White Mushrooms
  • 5 tbsp. Butter

Instructions

1. Pre-heat cooking pan to medium heat and add 3 tbsp of butter.
2. Add 1/2 tsp of the minced garlic into heated pan. Add chicken quarters and brown the skin side for 7 minutes then the back side for 5 minutes.
3. Once done, remove chicken from stove top and set aside.
4. Remove most of the excess liquid from pan and add the other 2 tbsp of butter.
5. Add 1 tbsp of minced garlic, sherry cooking wine and chicken stock to pan and allow to cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
6. Add heavy whipping cream, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, ground thyme and mushrooms (optional) then allow to cook for 2 minutes.
7. Add fresh spinach and dash of garlic powder and allow the spinach to cook down for 2 minutes or until wilted.
8. Place the chicken quarters back into the pan with ingredients with the skin side up and remove from heat.
9. Place pan into a pre-heated oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
10. Remove from oven, allow to cool then serve.

When you're looking for a healthy low-carb meal with flavor this cast iron chicken can take you there. Combining the texture and moisture from the chicken quarters along with the great flavors from the spinach will have you feeling a lot less guilty for eating something that taste this great. #chicken #lowcarb #healthyrecipes #castiron
When you're looking for a healthy low-carb meal with flavor this cast iron chicken can take you there. Combining the texture and moisture from the chicken quarters along with the great flavors from the spinach will have you feeling a lot less guilty for eating something that taste this great. #chicken #lowcarb #healthyrecipes #castiron

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9 comments

Amy January 3, 2018 at 5:38 am

Hi Eric, it looks like you’ve definitely turned something good into something great with this recipe. It looks and sounds amazing!

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Eric January 3, 2018 at 6:31 pm

Thanks a lot Amy! I truly appreciate it. This is definitely a good go to dish for me as often as possible 🙂

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Frances Erickson January 4, 2018 at 9:44 am

More of these low carb meals, please

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dudethatcookz January 4, 2018 at 10:32 am

I’ll actually be sharing 5 more low carb recipes the week of January 15th. Stay tuned and thanks for stopping by!

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5 Easy Low Carb Dinners Ideas | Dude That Cookz January 14, 2018 at 12:59 pm

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Stefanie January 15, 2018 at 4:59 pm

Love this recipe but at what point do you use the parmesan cheese?

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Eric January 15, 2018 at 6:34 pm

Good catch! You add it right after the heavy whipping cream. Instructions have been updated to reflect. Hope you try it out!

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Stefanie January 15, 2018 at 7:24 pm

Thanks for the update. I sprinkled it on at the end just prior to serving

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[…] When you’re looking for a healthy low-carb meal with flavor this cast iron chicken can take you there. Combining the texture and moisture from the chicken quarters along with the great flavors of the spinach will have you feeling a lot less guilty for eating something that tastes this great. ~ Eric via Dude that Cookz […]

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