Creamy lemon chicken
A delicious dish of creamy lemon chicken. It's a great family dinner and has enough steps in it for kids to help with and get busy in the kitchen.
large chicken breasts
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
plus extra for serving
Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet.
Cook the chicken
Cut the chicken into small pieces and fry over a medium heat. Once it’s browned on all sides, set aside.
Chop the onion and garlic
Prepare the vegetables
Peel and chop the onion and garlic. And Zest and juice the lemon. Pop the lemon in the microwave for 10-15 seconds – this will help you get a lot more juice out of it.
Cook the onion
Wipe the pan the chicken was in with a paper towel and add a tablespoon of butter. Fry the onion and garlic for a few minutes until they have softened.
Add the lemon
Add the lemon zest and juice and stir everything together. Add a tsp of thyme.
Add the liquids
Pour in the water and double cream.
Add the spinach and leave it in the pan to wilt for a minute or so.
Add the cooked chicken back in along with the cooked pasta and parmesan. Give everything one final stir to coat the pasta and chicken in the sauce.
Serve the a sprinkle of parmesan.