Baked Chicken Breast with Sautéed Spinach

Baked Chicken Breast with Sauteed Spinach


For the chicken:
Chicken breast – 1.5 kilos
Oil – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1.5 tsp
Yoghurt – 2 tbsp

For the spinach:
Baby spinach – 3 cups
Garlic – 2 cloves
Salt to taste
Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp


Baked Chicken

  • Cut the chicken breast into 2-3 inch pieces (or as desired) and marinate using oil, salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder and yoghurt
  • Allow this to rest for at least 15 minutes in the refrigerator or overnight if you have the time
  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and spray with oil
  • Place the pieces of chicken on the tray and bake for 15 minutes till the chicken is done
  • Remove from oven and cover with aluminium foil
  • Let this rest for 10 minutes before serving

Sautéed Spinach

  • While the chicken is resting, heat oil in a pan
  • Add chopped garlic and fry for about 30 seconds on medium heat before adding spinach (you don’t have to chop the spinach)
  • Saute for a couple minutes until the spinach wilts
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately

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