chicken saute with swiss chard & garlic aioli

chicken saute with Swiss chard & garlic aioli

I have a foodie confession to make: I’ve never had Swiss chard. I’m not too sure why…I’ve had tons of other greens- kale, spinach, collards, mustard. But, never chard. Weird?

In case you’re like me and you’ve never had it, either I’ll give you the verdict:

It’s good. Think mild spinach.

Place a cornmeal and chili crusted chicken breast over a bed of sauteed Swiss chard along with some garlic/cilantro aioli and reduced fat cheddar cheese. You have a dish that looks like it took all day -or came from a fancy restaurant.

Another awesome thing about this recipe is that cooking it uses the same pan ! I love recipes like that, don’t you?

A few tips I also did while making this that I’ll share:

Pound out the chicken breasts in a sealed heavy duty zip top bag- much neater than plastic wrap.

You can bread the chicken and make the sauce in advance, which will make this great for an easy Monday meal.

This recipe comes courtesy of Sargento foods, who sponsored this post. ( thank you!)

For the printable recipe, click here:  Chicken Saute with Cilantro

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