Mediterranean Chicken with Swiss Chard Over Polenta


Mediterranean Chicken with Swiss Chard Over PolentaIngredients

  • 3 tsps. vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 (8 oz) tube plain polenta, cut into 12 slices
  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breast strips
  • ¼ cup  fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced and divided
  • ½ cup raisins, chopped
  • ½ lb. Swiss chard, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tbs sliced almonds


  1. Heat 1 ½ teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Add polenta slices, cook 2 to 3 minutes, turning halfway through or until lightly browned. Transfer to a platter.  Cover to keep warm. 
  2. Add remaining 1 ½ teaspoons oil to skillet.  Cook chicken in oil about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  3. Add lemon juice, chicken broth, 1 garlic clove and raisins. Cook, stirring 1 minute longer or until chicken is done. Transfer to platter with a slotted spoon. Reserve liquid in skillet.
  4. Add Swiss chard and onion to skillet and cook stirring 3 minutes or until tender.  Add remaining chicken broth and garlic, cook, stirring 2 minutes longer. Add chicken back into pan with Swiss chard until heated through.  Serve with polenta.
Our recipes can be part of a well-balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided.