Lemon Chicken Scallopini with Spinach

Lemon Chicken Scallopini with Spinach


"This Italian-inspired skillet dish features tender chicken breasts sauteed in a brightly flavored lemon sauce with fresh baby spinach. Plus, this restaurant-style meal is on the table in just 25 minutes!"
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25 m servings 221 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 27.1 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 403 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Grate 1 teaspoon zest and squeeze 1/4 cup juice from the lemon.
  2. Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until well browned on both sides and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet, cover and keep warm.
  3. Stir the garlic, stock, lemon juice, lemon zest and soup in the skillet. Add the spinach and cook and stir until the spinach is wilted. Return the chicken to the skillet.


  • Please note that the Heart-Check Food Certification does not apply to recipes or information reached through links unless expressly stated.
  • Serving Suggestion: This dish is delicious served over hot cooked brown rice or whole grain pasta.

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Most helpful positive review

I would not change anything about this recipe. It was delicious!

Most helpful critical review

Made it just as posted, but thought it was just ok.

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I would not change anything about this recipe. It was delicious!

This was really tasty and easy to make! I served it over quinoa.

Made this for dinner tonight. It was so tasty and fast to make. Reviewing with no changes to the recipe except salt and pepper on the chicken before cooking it. I have leftovers for lunch tom...

Great basic recipe with a few modifications. Added way more garlic, used juice from entire lemon, not just 1/4 cup, deglazed the pan with white wine, and made a basic white sauce with four, mar...

Fantastic, easy to make and a huge success for my family!!!

Easy, tasty, and healthy. I suggest serving with egg noodles - it seemed more like a topping than a casserole itself.

I didn't have any cream of celery soup. I followed another reviewer's suggestion and made my own creamy sauce, using flour, white wine, and butter. I did use a little extra lemon juice which mad...

I didn't have a lemon, so I used lemon pepper and 1/4 cup of lemon juice instead. My spinach was too old to use, so I sauteed some zucchini and served it with angel hair pasta. Delicious!

Delicious recipe! Easy and so.o.o tasty! I served it over basimati rice which complemented the dish well.