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BEST EVER Lemon Garlic Chicken Skillet with Spinach
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
 

This BEST EVER Lemon Garlic Chicken Skillet with Spinach is a quick and healthy dinner that is so versatile! Made with a handful of ingredients you probably already have in your house. Whole30, Low Carb, Gluten Free and absolutely DELICIOUS!!! 

Course: Mains
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 290 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 7 votes
cast iron skillet with lemon garlic chicken, half a lemon and fresh parsley on top
Ingredients
  • 2 T Ghee divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs visible fat trimmed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 large garlic cloves crushed
  • 6 to 8 large garlic cloves whole (OPTIONAL)
  • 8 ounce Pacific Foods Organic Bone Broth Chicken Original
  • 4 ounces organic baby spinach
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 2 T flat leaf parsley finely chopped
Instructions
  1. Squeeze lemon juice (you need 2 T), crush garlic, trim any visible fat from chicken thighs and finely chop parsley.

    Sprinkle half of the spices on one side of chicken thighs.

    ingredients needed to make Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe
  2. Heat a 12" cast iron skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add 1 T of the Ghee. 

    Once melted, add chicken thighs, seasoning side down. Sprinkle remaining spices on unseasoned side and brown for about 4 to 5 minutes per side.

    freshly ground black pepper on chicken thighs in a cast iron pan
  3. Add crushed garlic and cook 30 to 45 seconds, stirring frequently, until fragrant.

    Quickly add Pacific Foods Organic Bone Broth Chicken Original to pan and use a spatula or spoon to gently scrap the bottom.

    Bring broth to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook until chicken is cooked through (about 8 to 10 minutes depending on thickness).

    pouring Pacific Foods Chicken Bone Broth over chicken thighs in a cast iron pan
  4. Once chicken is cooked through, remove to a plate with tongs.

    removing chicken thighs from broth to reduce and create a sauce
  5. Turn heat back up to medium and add baby spinach. Saute for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring, until wilted.

    Whisk in remaining 1 T of Ghee and 2 T of lemon juice. Reduce sauce for 2 to 3 minutes until slightly thicker.

    Add cooked chicken back to skillet to warm through. Serve topped with fresh chopped parsley and Enjoy!

    adding baby spinach to lemon garlic sauce in cast iron pan
Nutrition Facts
BEST EVER Lemon Garlic Chicken Skillet with Spinach
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 182mg61%
Sodium 637mg28%
Potassium 585mg17%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 2895IU58%
Vitamin C 13.7mg17%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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