Chicken with Feta Spinach Sauce

18 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

The sauce by itself makes a great dip for vegetables and chips!


2 pounds chicken breast; (4) 8 ounce halfs, Boneless, skinless
1/2 stick Butter
1/4 cup Flour
3/4 cup Chicken broth
1/2 cup Milk
4 ounces Feta cheese; crumbled
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Spinach; chopped
1/4 cup Red bell pepper; diced

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



- Season the chicken breasts with paprika, salt, pepper & cayenne pepper

- Bake at 325 fro 30 minutes or until done.

- Meanwhile melt the butter in a saucepan over med heat.

- Add the flour.

- Add broth and whip the mixture well using a whisk.

- Add milk and whisk.

- Add salt & feta cheese bring to boil reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

- Stir in the chopped spinach and red peppers

- Simmer another 15 minutes.

- (Optional) serve chicken over wild rice

- top with sauce

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This was very tasty. I sautéed a whole diced red bell pepper along w/shallots and mushrooms in the butter then added 1 cup broth & 1 cup milk & used 2TBSP cornstarch instead of the flour, used a whole 6oz pkg of feta, and used 3 cups chopped spinach( I omitted the salt) and pan fried the chicken. Sauce was just the right thickness and thickened quickly. Will continue to make. It is great w/rice or pasta.
Fergcx1 1y ago

Amazing flavor! Great meal with the cauliflower mashed potatoes
bdavis215 1y ago

This was amazing!! Won't use so much salt next time though
CandySeekford 1y ago

Easy gourmet type meal..... The sauce turned out great.... Not too heavy or too rich.... Did add extra broth like many other people.... Excellent presentation dinner that will really impress whoever comes over..... They will prob insist you share this recipe with them too....Lol
feev784 1y ago

Wonderful recipe me and boyfriend loved, followed recipe but also added garlic and red onion to sauce. As a thick sauce lover I was shocked to say I had to also thin down the sauce like other reviewers. Would also add more feta and less spinach on next time! But lovely recipe and chicken was beautiful with or without sauce!
moraki 1y ago

I made this recipe tonight and loved it! I usually double the sauce in recipes but this one wasn't necessary. I had plenty of sauce plus some left over after the three of us ate. I didn't change anything in this recipe however, next time I will probably use a little less spinach. Also, my chicken breast was pretty thick and needed to be baked for an hour.
michele907 1y ago

Very good recipe! Loved the feta sauce!
Daveeats 1y ago

My roommates and I enjoyed this very much! I did add more milk and mushrooms to the sauce. And instead of cayenne pepper, used Cajun seasoning! Still very delicious! Definitely making again!
the_one_the_only_rabbit 3y ago

This ones a keeper. I used fresh spinach from the garden, reduced the salt and amount of butter in the sauce, but pan fried chicken leg fillets. Was yum.
Coralfish 3y ago

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