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Chicken (or Pork) and Vegetables Skillet Meal

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With more focus on cooking up easy meals, yet keeping with my kitchen philosophy of whole foods and lots of vegetables, I have come up with a few dishes that we have enjoyed time and time again. As is the outcome for food that you enjoy regularly cooking it becomes a process and from there a recipe (of sorts!) is created. That is how Savory Rice Stew was created, not only delicious, it is so easy making it perfect for those busy days or simply days you want to relax.

This next meal is lighter with a large emphasis on vegetables! I have made it with pork chops and again with chicken thighs, and each time, dinner was wonderful. You can, of course, offer a side dish of potatoes, pasta or rice. If dinner guests were coming I would join you in that addition to the table. But for the two of us most nights, dinner has become simple and this skillet dinner is just the ticket.

Chicken and (or Pork) Vegetables Skillet Meal

This recipe is more a process, feel free to substitute your favorite seasoning. We have come to enjoy the simple flavors of garlic salt, fresh ground pepper and smoked paprika for this meal. This skillet meal will serve 2 or 3 folks, double if you have company coming!

Chicken and (or Pork) Vegetables Skillet Meal
Chicken and (or Pork) Vegetables Skillet Meal

Chicken and (or Pork) Vegetables Skillet Meal
by the seat of my pants
350-degree oven

4 chicken thighs
OR
2 large pork chops

2 t olive oil, butter or bacon drippings
garlic salt
fresh ground pepper
smoked paprika

4 large carrots - cut 1/2 inch thick on the diagonal

2 large handfuls of spinach leaves

Brown the chicken or chops in the fat of choice using a cast iron skillet. Season with the garlic salt, fresh ground pepper, and the smoked paprika. Turn, and season the second side. Let cook a moment or two to sear the second side.

Push meat aside, add carrots and toss in the drippings that have accumulated in the pan. Arrange the meat to the edges of the pan and the carrots in the center. Bake 40-45 minutes or until done in your oven.

Remove skillet from oven, return to the stovetop and turn the burner on to medium-high.

Remove the chicken or pork chops from the pan and place on a serving platter.


Add spinach to the pan with the carrots and stir-fry to cook and wilt down the spinach, you only need to cook briefly to soften the spinach.


Place vegetables on the platter with the meat, and serve.

Enjoy!

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6 comments

  1. I like smoked paprika too. We eat cooking greens several times a week, so this kind of recipe would get a lot of use around here.

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    1. It will here as well. I love a good skillet dinner recipe. Thanks for stopping by.

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    1. We are enjoying them as well! New at our market, but quickly one of our favorites.

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    1. I enjoy this simple dish. It is equally delicious with chicken or pork.

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