Spinach and feta barbequed chicken


  • 1 small brown onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 100g baby spinach leaves
  • 50g feta, crumbed
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 8 chicken thigh fillets, trimmed
  • 3 tsp olive oil


  1. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium low heat. Add onion and pine nuts and cook for about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  2. Wash spinach and place in a small saucepan. Cook until spinach just wilts. When cooled, squeeze out excess water using your hands.
  3. Place onionĀ  mixture, spinach, feta and lemon juice in a food processor and whizz until well combined. Add cracked pepper.
  4. Using a mallet, flatten chicken breasts until about 5mm thick. Divide the spinach between the chicken fillets and fold in half and secure with toothpicks. Brush with a little olive oil.
  5. Cook chicken on a preheated bbq plate for about 8 minutes each side. Serve with salad and baked potato if desired.

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