Gluten-free chicken Florentine

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Why This one

a few words from me

Florentine refers to Florence, Italy, and the term would translate into something like “in the manner of Florence.” The origin of the term comes from a French queen named Catherine de Médicis, who was born in Florence and, in 1533, married Henri (Henry), the second son of King Francois I. Henry was the heir-apparent to the French throne, known as the dauphin in those days. When Francois I died in 1547, Catherine became the Queen of France. Quite ruthless, and justifiably paranoid, she imported her own cooks from Florence, and also is said to have brought along spinach seeds to grow. Se had her cooks make dishes with spinach, and this practice became popular enough that it came to be known as spinach à la Florentine, to denote the origin of the vegetable, and then eventually simply Florentine. Catherine is also claimed to have introduced many aspects of table etiquette to France, and to have introduced the fork to that country.




2 chicken breast

1 packet of baby spinach

1 red onion

1 1/2 pints of milk

100 ml single cream

1 tbsp of Dijon mustard

1 tsp garlic paste, salt, pepper, olive oil

3 tbsp cornflour

4 tbsp olive

THE how to make


Cut chicken breast into small dice

Put 4 tbsp olive oil spread in a wok

Add finely chopped onion, salt, pepper and garlic. Fry for 1 minute

Add diced chicken and let it cook for 5-6 minutes

Add milk and cream, let it cook until milk will start to boil

Dissolve cornflour in a little bit of water, add dijon mustard, mix it together

Once the milk boils pour slowly cornflour into your sauce keep stirring it until will thicken

Finally, add spinach, stir in and leave in the sauce for 1 more minute

Serve with gluten-free pasta or rice

Gluten-free chicken Florentine

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