Recipe: Ultimate Chicken
4 (6 oz.) Boneless skinless chicken breasts
Salt and black pepper
½ tsp. Paprika
3 Tbsp. Olive oil, divided
1 Lg. Granny Smith apple, cored and sliced
1 C. Sliced celery
1/3 C. Sliced shallots or red onions
8 oz. Clean baby spinach leaves
¼ C. Toasted pine nuts
¾ C. Blue cheese salad dressing
Season chicken with salt, pepper and paprika. Heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat and sear both sides of chicken. Continue to cook on medium heat until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Transfer to a plate and keep warm. In same skillet, heat remaining olive oil and sauté apples, celery and shallots until tender. Gently heat blue cheese dressing in a saucepan. Do not bring to a boil. Arrange spinach on plates, top with hot vegetables, apples and chicken. Spoon warm blue cheese dressing over all and sprinkle with pine nuts. Serve.
Recipe and photograph furnished by T. Marzetti Company.