Italian Chicken Recipes

Italian chicken recipes are great for a quick and appetizing dinner.


Richly flavored with herbs and easy to prepare, Italian cuisine is gaining popularity all over the world. The recipes usually contain 5-10 ingredients and don’t require hours in the kitchen. Read the article below and discover the best of Italian chicken recipes.

Italian Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Bored of packing the same old lunch for office? Try these quick and easy sandwiches chicken salad recipe. The chicken is marinated with Italian vinaigrette and the dressing is mayonnaise free for a light sandwich.

Ingredients:
For Italian dressing:
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
• Dried oregano
• Dried basil
• A pinch of salt
• 1 tablespoon Olive oil
• 2 tablespoon parmesan cheese

For sandwich:
• 200 g boneless chicken
• 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes
• 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
• 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce
• 4-5 thinly sliced olives
• Slices of bread

Instructions:
1. For Italian salad dressing: Blend oregano, basil, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, pepper, cheese and olive oil together until smooth.
2. Thinly slice the chicken. Save 2 tablespoon of the dressing made above and add chicken slices to the rest. Put in a refrigerator for 1 hour.
3. Heat a charcoal grill or a grilling pan. Add a tablespoon of oil. Remove the chicken from the marinating mixture and cook on the grill until golden brown. Brush the chicken with the left over juices while cooking.
4. In a bowl, mix together halved cherry tomatoes, lettuce and olives. Pour over the saved Italian dressing and mix well.
5. Arrange chicken and the salad between slices of slightly browned bread.

Italian Chicken Salad sandwiches Recipe

Grilled Italian Chicken with Gravy Recipe

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Prepare Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

This Italian chicken recipe is mouth watering. The lemon-garlic aroma is sure to fill the house and bring alive the appetites. In this Italian chicken recipe, the flour coated chicken is grilled in a pan and then served with a smooth butter, flour and chicken stock gravy.

Ingredients:
• 4 boneless chicken breast
• 1 cup chicken stock
• 1/2 cup all purpose flour
• 2 tablespoon lemon juice
• 1 teaspoon minced garlic
• 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
• 2 tablespoon olive oil
• 2 tablespoon butter
• Salt and pepper

Instructions:
1. Clean the chicken breast. Rub coarsely ground black pepper and salt over the breast pieces.
2. Heat oil in a grilling pan until it begins to sizzle.
3. Coat the chicken pieces with all purpose flour and then transfer to the grilling pan. Cook each side just enough to brown it.
4. When cooked, remove the chicken and add butter to the same pan. Now add garlic and stir until golden brown. Now add chicken stock, lemon juice and oregano.
5. Bring to a bowl and then add the cooked chicken. Cover with a lid and let simmer on medium heat for 10-15 minutes until chicken is done and the gravy is thick.
6. For serving, heap up rice or pasta in a plate. Place chicken over that and then pour the gravy. Garnish with lemon slices and chopped fresh cilantro.

Grilled Italian Chicken with Gravy Recipe

Baked Italian Chicken and Pasta

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Prepare Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour

Italian cooking can’t get any better than this. This Italian Pasta and Baked Chicken recipe with cheese topping makes a rich and creamy meal that is so tasty, it’s going to be your new favorite. Add mushrooms for added flavor.

Ingredients:
• 400 g boneless chicken cut into cubes
• 1 1/2 cup pasta
• 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
• 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 medium sized red onion, diced
• 1 cup canned tomatoes
• 1 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
• 1/2 cup bread crumbs
• 2 tablespoon chopped parsley
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
• 2 tablespoon butter

Instructions:
1. Fill a large pan with water, add salt and bring to a boil. Cook pasta in the pan until done. Drain and put aside.
2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan. Add garlic and sauté until golden. Now add boneless chicken cubes. Stir for 5 minutes and then add mushrooms and onions. Stir fry the chicken mixture for a few more minutes.
3. Now add the tomatoes and cover with a lid. Cook until chicken is done and the onions are soft. Add pasta and turn off the heat. Add chopped parsley, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Mix all the ingredients together.
4. Preheat an oven to 400 F.
5. Butter a baking dish. Pour the chicken parmesan and pasta mixture into the baking dish. Sprinkle grated cheese over the mixture. Thinly slice butter and spread across the top.
6. Bake in an oven for 20 minutes.
7. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve hot!

Baked Italian Chicken and Pasta

Try out all these Italian chicken recipes. Have a tea time gathering and serve the quick and easy Italian chicken sandwiches or have a filling meal with the Italian grilled chicken or baked chicken and pasta with cheese. Italian recipes are bound to become your favorite.

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