Italian Chicken Main Dish Recipes

Looking for Italian chicken main dishes? Allrecipes has more than 280 company-worthy recipes like chicken Marsala, chicken cacciatore, chicken piccata, and other favorites.

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Italian Chicken Cacciatore

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Chicken cacciatore is a classic Mediterranean chicken dish from Italy. This is my favorite recipe made with chicken thighs, tomatoes, herbs, and olives.

Saltimbocca di Pollo alla Romana (Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken Breast Roulades)

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Known as Saltimbocca alla Romana, these chicken breasts are a tasty second course, very easy to make, just a few ingredients are necessary but still delicious!

Chicken Milanese

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I made this recipe up after not finding very many recipes for chicken milanese to go with my pasta. It is quick and delicious.

Caprese Chicken

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I love caprese salad and I'm always trying to find new ways to make chicken dishes and eat a bit healthier. Plus the basil in my garden is growing out of control! Everyone who's made it raves about it and makes it again and again!

Lighter Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

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This version of chicken fettuccine alfredo is lightened by substituting some of the heavy cream with chicken broth.
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Veneto Chicken

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A chicken dish fit for a gondola ride - 'Veneto' means this recipe originated in Venice, Italy! Serve with rice.

Chef John's Calabrian Chicken

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I served these spicy grilled game hens on a bed of romaine lettuce with a spoonful of the Calabrian chile paste for garnish. It's a very delicious, flavorful, moist chicken.
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Chicken Parmesan

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My version of chicken parmesan is a little different than what they do in the restaurants, with less sauce and a crispier crust.
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Chicken Penne Italiano

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An Italian version of stir-fry, this tasty dish mixes cubed, boneless chicken and penne pasta with red and green peppers, garlic, tomatoes, oregano, and basil for an easy weeknight supper.

Chicken Marsala

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A delicious, classic chicken dish -- lightly coated chicken breasts braised with Marsala wine and mushrooms. Easy and ideal for both a quick weeknight entree AND serving to company.
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The Best Parmesan Chicken Bake

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This chicken Parmesan is done casserole style (so, no breading or frying!), but still offers up that irresistible combination of tender chicken, crunchy/cheesy coating, and flavorful sauce.
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Quick Bruschetta Chicken Bake

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A simple yet creative chicken meal mimics the popular Italian appetizer 'bruschetta' for a delicious entree reminiscent of romantic Italian evenings.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chicken Marsala

"Great dish! Easy to make, and it's as good as you can get in any restaurant!" – Rod

My Best Chicken Piccata

"Delicious and easy to make. Everybody loved it." – Donna

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

Rating: Unrated
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I came up with this easy casserole idea instead of making homemade Chicken Parmesan. Enjoy!