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Smothered Asiago Chicken With Spinach And Mushrooms

Smothered Asiago Chicken With Spinach And Mushrooms

Course Chicken, Main Course, Poultry
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-chicken-recipes, smothered-chicken, smothered-chicken-asiago-cheese-spinach-mushrooms
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 4-6 6 oz boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 12 oz prepared Italian salad dressing
  • 1 tsp Mediterranean Herb or Rotisserie chicken seasoning
  • 16 oz sliced mushrooms cremini, button, portabella [your preference]
  • 3 green onion thinly sliced
  • olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter or light butter
  • salt and black pepper
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes [more or less to your taste]
  • 12 oz baby spinach
  • 1 cup shredded Asiago cheese


  • Place the chicken breasts in a large plastic storage bag and pour Italian dressing on top. Place into the fridge and marinate overnight.
  • To prepare, remove the chicken from the marinade and discard the marinade. Season the chicken on both sides with Mediterranean Herb or Rotisserie chicken seasoning.
  • Drizzle a large skillet with olive oil and add 2 Tbsp of butter or light butter.
  • Sear the chicken pieces for 3-4 minutes on each side or until the juices run clear. Adjust the time based on the thickness of the chicken breasts. Remove to a platter, cover and keep warm.
  • In the same pan, saute the mushrooms for 2-3 minutes then add the sliced green onions and minced garlic. Add additional olive oil, if needed. Season with salt and black pepper to your taste.
  • Add the Worcestershire sauce and red pepper flakes. Cook for around 2-3 minutes until the onions begin to soften.
  • Add the baby spinach. Saute until the spinach wilts and the juice evaporates.
  • Spoon sauteed vegetables on top of chicken pieces. Sprinkle each with Asiago cheese. Sprinkle the tops with additional Mediterranean Herb or Rotisserie chicken seasoning, if desired.
  • Transfer skillet to the oven or place chicken pieces on a prepared baking sheet if skillet used isn't oven safe. Broil for 2 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  • Serve immediatey.