Chicken Florentine Recipe

Chicken Florentine is an irresistible side dish recipe. The deadly combination of chicken and ham is something you would never want to miss out on!


Difficulty LevelEasyServings12
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Fine dry seasoned bread crumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Boneless skinless chicken breasts12 Large
 Sliced green onions1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Frozen chopped spinach10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
 Sliced ham4 Ounce, chopped (1 Package)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 268 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.4%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g14.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.3 mg

Sodium 357.9 mg14.9%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.2%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 45 g89.3%

Vitamin A 53.4% Vitamin C 20.7%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese in a shallow bowl; mix well.
Rinse the chicken and pat dry.
Coat chicken lightly with the crumb mixture.
Set aside remaining crumb mixture.
Arrange coated chicken in a 9xl3 inch baking dish.
Saute the greenonions in butter in a saucepan over low heat until onions are tender.
Whisk in the flour.
Stir in the milk all at once.
Cook until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.
Cook, stirring, for 1 minute longer.
Stir in the spinach and ham.
Spoon the spinach mixture over the chicken.
Sprinkle with the remaining crumb mixture.
Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes or until browned and chicken is cooked through.