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Garlic Chicken with Spinach
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Garlic Butter Chicken

Cook Time55 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 4 people


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon grassfed butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth*
  • 1 lemon
  • 10 ounce baby spinach
  • 2 pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs


  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Place 4 slices of bacon on foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until crispy.
  • Reserve 2T bacon fat.
  • Mince 4 cloves garlic.
  • Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add 2T bacon fat (or olive oil) and season chicken thighs with S&P.
  • Place chicken side down. Cook ~12 min, flip and repeat until both sides are crispy and brown. Remove chicken & set aside.
  • Add 1T butter and 4 cloves minced garlic to skillet. Cook ~1 min. Add 1/2c chicken broth and 1tsp lemon juice.
  • Reduce to medium-low and add chicken back to skillet. Cook 5-10 min until chicken reaches internal temp of 165 F.
  • Remove chicken from pan.
  • Add 10oz spinach to sauce in skillet, cook over medium until wilted. Add S&P to taste and top with bacon crumbles.