1/4 cup plain flour
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
8 small chicken thigh cutlets or 2 Maryland's
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small brown onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
4 sprigs fresh thyme
2 dried bay leaves
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 bunch spinach, trimmed
1 can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
Place flour and paprika in a large ziplock bag. Add chicken. Seal bag. Shake to coat chicken all over in flour.
Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook chicken in batches until browned all over. Transfer to a plate.
Add onion and garlic to pan. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add stock, thyme, bay leaves and lemon juice. Return chicken to pan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaves.
Add spinach and beans. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for a further 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.