Protein: Chicken Breast with Baby Spinach

chicken with baby spinachThis food combining recipe is easy to make and delicious. Lemon balm and lemon juice add a fresh accent with citrus flavor.

Serves: 4
Time: 
about 25 minutes
Level:
 easy

Ingredients:
2 boneless chicken breast halves, cut into small pieces
16 oz baby spinach leaves, washed and dried
½ cup lemon balm leaves, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon safflower oil
Juice of ½ fresh lemon
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper

How to:

  1. Salt and pepper chicken pieces.
  2. In a large skillet (or wok) heat 1 tablespoon safflower oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Stir-fry chicken pieces for about 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in the center.
  4. Add baby spinach leaves and lemon balm to the chicken. Cook for 3 minutes and stir occasionally.
  5. Add lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve immediately.
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