Cinnamon Garlic Chicken

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Course All Recipes, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Low Carb, Poultry
Servings 6
Calories 294 kcal


  • 30 oz chicken breast boneless, skinless and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 6 cloves garlic 2 minced and 1 peeled and left whole
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 lare onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 6 cups spinach leaves roughly torn
  • 1 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheeseMix the salt, cinnamon, and pepper together.


  • Mix the salt, cinnamon, and pepper together.
  • Rub the mixture on the cut up chicken pieces to completely coat them.
  • Heat the oil olive in a large, skillet with a lid over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and cook until it is no longer pink.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add the onion and minced garlic to the skillet.
  • Cook until the onions are soft and beginning to brown.
  • Add the wine and scrape any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.
  • Let the wine cook until it is evaporated.
  • Add the water, tomato paste, whole garlic clove, and chicken to the pan.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover and let simmer for about 20-30 minutes, until the chicken is tender.
  • Add salt and pepper if needed (I don’t add any). Mix in the spinach leaves and cook until wilted.
  • Top with Parmesan Cheese



Calories: 294kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 37gFat: 11gSodium: 1317mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4g
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