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Smothered Chicken with Creamed Spinach Bacon And Mushrooms




1 tablespoon butter
1.5 lb rooster breast skinless, boneless (4 small rooster breast or 2 giant rooster breast, halved)
¼ teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
¼ teaspoon paprika
Creamed spinach:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
10 oz spinach contemporary
4 garlic cloves minced
⅔ cup half and half
⅔ cup mozzarella cheese shredded

Different Components:

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 oz mushrooms sliced
4 slices bacon cooked, chopped
4 slices Pepper Jack cheese or Monterey Jack Cheese with Jalapenos

How To Make Smothered Chicken with Creamed Spinach, Bacon And Mushrooms

Preheat the oven to 375 F.

Butter the underside of the baking dish (I used an oval casserole dish measured 13 inches x 9 inches x 4 inches deep).

Generously season rooster breasts on each side with salt, lemon pepper seasoning and a small quantity of paprika. Place the rooster breasts, flat facet down, into the greased baking dish and bake for 15-20 minutes at 375 F.

How one can make creamed spinach:

In the intervening time, warmth 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a big skillet on medium warmth. Add spinach and cook dinner for just one or 2 minutes, coated, till the spinach is totally heated by means of and begin to wilt. Take away from warmth. Add minced garlic and half and half. Carry to boil. Add shredded mozzarella cheese and preserve stirring, on excessive warmth, till mozzarella cheese begins to soften – about 30 seconds. Scale back warmth to simmer and preserve stirring till you’ve gotten a pleasant, clean creamed spinach – about 30 seconds or 1 extra minute. Season with salt to your style. Take away from warmth.

Prepare dinner mushrooms:

In a separate pan, warmth 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Add sliced mushrooms and cook dinner on high-medium warmth for 1-2 minutes till mushroom caramelize. Don’t salt mushrooms or it’ll forestall the caramelization.

Smothered rooster meeting:

Take away the rooster breasts from the oven (you baked them for 15-20 minutes). High every rooster breast with the creamed spinach, chopped cooked bacon, cooked mushrooms and damaged slices of pepper jack cheese. Bake within the oven, uncovered for 15-20 extra minutes, till rooster is cooked by means of, not pink within the middle, and the juices run clear. Broil for the final 2-4 minutes, if desired, being cautious to not burn the cheese on prime.