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Chicken Florentine

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken breasts 2 Pound, skinned, boned, and halved (Use Free Range Chicken, 2 Pieces, 1 Pound Each)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Spinach 680 Gram, washed, dried, stemmed, and chopped (2 Bunches)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly ground
  Monterey jack cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), freshly grated
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh basil 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Fresh chives 2 Tablespoon, minced
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 375° F.
2. With a sharp and pointed knife, make an incision in the thickest end of the chicken breast. Do not cut all the way through.
MAKING
3. Take a sauté pan and heat 1 teaspoon of oil into it.
4. Add spinach, salt, and pepper and sauté the ingredients against a medium flame for nearly 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted.
5. Remove the wilted spinach to a plate to get it cooled against room temperature.
6. Grasp out the water out of spinach and mix cheese in it.
7. Place the chicken breasts on a work surface.
8. Fill the pockets with spinach mix.
9. Roll each of the chicken meat in a plastic warp to make sausage shape.
10. Once the meat pieces take sausage shape, remove the plastic wrap.
11. In a sauté pan, heat the left over oil.
12. Sauté the chicken breasts until the meat color turns golden brown on all sides, cook for t 5 minutes.
13. Transfer to a baking dish and bake for 10 minutes, or until done.

FINALIZATION
14. Pour off any excess oil from the pan. Deglaze the pan with the cream, cooking over medium-high flame until it is slightly reduced.
15. Lower the heat and add the herbs. Stir and cook for 1 minute more. Add salt and pepper to make taste.

SERVING
16. Slice the chicken breasts in rounds on the diagonal.
17. Pour sauce on four warmed plates. Place chicken pieces on the sauce
18. Serve the food to enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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