ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Chicken recipes-easy Chicken Florentine

Updated on January 19, 2014

Easy Chicken Florentine

Rate this recipe!

5 stars from 1 rating of Easy Chicken Florentine

This Chicken Florentine...

Chicken Florentine is traditionally a casserole with chicken, shrimp, or fish served on a bed of greens, such as spinach and covered in a rich and creamy white sauce flavored with garlic and Italian spices, then topped with mozzarella cheese.

This particular recipe is not your traditional Chicken Florentine, but it is absolutely delicious and very easy to make. You can use shrimp, and it is very forgiving in how it is prepared.

Give this recipe a try! It turns out with a beautiful blend of flavors and textures that will surprise and delight your palate!

Cook Time

Prep time: 45 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: 4-6

Some of the ingredients

Chicken, flour, diced shallot and garlic
Chicken, flour, diced shallot and garlic

Ingredients

  • 2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, Pounded with a meat tenderizer
  • 1 1/2 cups White cooking wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 cups Flour
  • 3-4 tablespoons Butter
  • 2-3 Garlic gloves, diced
  • 1 medium onion or shallots (shallots if you like it sweeter), diced
  • Choice... 10 oz frozen spinach or kale, or parsley, Fresh and chopped
  • 2 cups Noodles (your choice), cooked as directed
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Directions

  1. Tenderize your thawed boneless chicken breasts. Put your flour into a bowl and season with salt and pepper to taste. Coat each chicken breast with mixture. Dice your onion or shallots and garlic. Using shallots as opposed to onion will make the dish slightly sweeter.
  2. Add 2-3 tablespoons of butter in a large pan, allow to heat to a medium temperature. At this time, also prepare your noodles as directed. If you are using spinach or kale saute them now in another pan over medium heat with 1 tablespoon of butter (about 3-5 minutes), if using parsley-skip this step.
  3. Add the chicken and brown on both sides for about 5-7 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the pan, add another tablespoon of butter and then add your diced vegetables, cook those for about 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Then add the white cooking wine and de-glaze the pan. This will take about 5-8 minutes. The wine will cook off and evaporate and the onion or shallots and garlic will become a thin sauce.
  5. Add your heavy cream and allow this to come to a simmer. Once simmering put the chicken back into the pan and cook for about another 3-5 minutes.
  6. At this point you remove the chicken and serve over fresh greens such as sauteed kale or spinach. Or you can skip that and use chopped parsley. If using parsley add this to the sauce now and stir again on medium to low heat for about a minute, the sauce will become thicker.
  7. If you did not use parsley, plate the chicken over the sauteed greens, add sauce to the noodles and over top of the chicken. Serve with broccoli or other fresh veggie. Enjoy!

Browned chicken breasts

Sauteed onion and garlic

White wine to de-glaze

Heavy cream to create sauce

Chicken added back to sauce

Fresh parsley added to sauce

© 2014 Rebecca

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Bishop55 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rebecca 

      4 years ago from USA

      Thanks hope you enjoy it FlourishAnyway. Recipes are boring, but I've had writers block the last month! Blech. Not that my hubs ever get overly exciting anyhow. ha!

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      Great recipe, and your instructions are detailed and well illustrated. Pinning on my "Dinner Ideas" board. Voted up and more.

    • profile image

      Ghaelach 

      4 years ago

      Hi Rebecca.

      Great recipe. Chicken is one of my favourite meats and you can bet I'll be giving this one a try.

      Super photo's

      LOL Ghaelach

    • VVanNess profile image

      Victoria Van Ness 

      4 years ago from Fountain, CO

      Yum! I love the pictures. Thank you for making this delicious meal sound so incredibly easy to make at home!

    • Janellegems profile image

      Janellegems 

      4 years ago from United States

      Great recipe. Thanks for the step by step guide of making chicken Florentine. Definitely have to try it this way.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)