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Chicken Florentine

Chicken Florentine

This chicken Florentine is perfectly crispy, juicy, and coated in a creamy white wine sauce. With just one skillet and a few easy steps, you'll have a delicious dinner in under 30 minutes. This dish tastes incredible on its own, but can also be served over a bed of sautéed spinach and mushrooms as a tasty low-carb meal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword 30 minutes, easy recipe, one pan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 516kcal
Cost $13


  • Large skillet


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 cups fresh spinach


  • Season both sides of the chicken breasts with the salt and pepper. Melt two tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
    Chicken Florentine Process Photo 1
  • Remove chicken from skillet, add in the remaining two tablespoons of butter and minced garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until garlic is fragrant.
  • Add white wine to skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until wine has reduced by half.
    Chicken Florentine Process Photo 3
  • Add heavy cream to skillet and cook for another 3-4 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced by half and starts to thicken. Stir in the parmesan cheese.
  • Add the parsley and spinach, simmer for 2 minutes. Add chicken breasts back into the skillet and spoon sauce over the top of the chicken.
    Chicken Florentine Process Photo 5


  • Make it Keto: Use either a low-carb wine or chicken stock in place of the white wine in this recipe.
  • Make it Dairy-Free: To make this recipe dairy-free, use olive oil instead of butter. Also use coconut milk instead of heavy cream, and nutritional yeast instead of parmesan cheese.
Recipe yields approximately 4 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect information for 1 chicken breast with sauce. Macros may vary slightly depending on the specific brands of ingredients used.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 660mg | Potassium: 614mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2799IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 4g