Lemon Chicken & Spinach Pasta

65 reviews

Chicken & lemon are the perfect couple, especially when married in a creamy sauce!

Very easy

5 minutes

Prep time

18 minutes

Cook time

626 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Pot (small), Frying pan, Colander, Grater, Knife


Pasta (spaghetti)

Step 1

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, reserve about 1/4 cup of the pasta water per serving. Drain the pasta & set aside.

Chicken breast

Step 2

Cut the chicken into thin strips. Zest the lemon. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken & stir. Zest the lemon into the pan (about 1/2 tbsp per serving). Cut the lemon in half & add about 1 tbsp of juice per serving. Season with salt & pepper. Cook, stirring for 2-3 min.

Heavy cream
Spinach (fresh)

Step 3

Add the cream & reserved pasta water to the pan. Reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 5-7 min, or until the chicken is cooked through. Fold in the fresh spinach leaves. Season with salt & pepper. Remove from the heat.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 4

Add the drained pasta to the pan. Mix it all together. Top with as much grated parmesan as you like! Serve & enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy626 cal.
Fat23 g
Carbohydrates60 g
Protein47 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Lemon Chicken & Spinach Pasta" contains 626 Energy, 23 g of Fat, 60 g of Carbohydrates, 47 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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