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japanese-style chicken with spinach baked in foil

Japanese-Style Chicken with Spinach Baked in Foil


  • 200 g boneless chicken breast or thigh
  • 40 g spinach
  • a little salt
  • suitable amount soy sauce
  • 20 g butter
Step 1

step 1:

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces. Sprinkle salt on the chicken.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut off the stems of the spinach and wash it. Cut the spinach into 5 cm. long pieces.

Step 3

step 3:

Wrap the chicken, spinach and the butter in aluminium foil.

Step 4

step 4:

Put the wrapped chicken in a frying pan and cover and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes. Remove from the pan and place on a serving plate.

Step 5

step 5:

Open the foil and pour a suitable amount of soy sauce over everything.

Chikin to hourensou no hoiru-tsutsumi-yaki


The butter soaks into the chicken and spinach, and makes this a very delicious dish. It is easy to cook and very nutritious.