Italian-Style Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken marsala. Parmesan chicken. Chicken piccata. Find easy ways to give chicken breasts restaurant-worthy Italian flavor.

Staff Picks

Chicken Marsala

Rating: 4.5 stars 5708
Chicken Marsala is an Italian-style recipe for tender pan-fried chicken breasts with a sweet Marsala wine and mushroom sauce.
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Quick Bruschetta Chicken Bake

Rating: 4 stars 692
A simple yet creative chicken meal mimics the popular Italian appetizer 'bruschetta' for a delicious entree reminiscent of romantic Italian evenings.

Chicken Milano

Rating: 4.5 stars 2740
A delicious pasta and chicken dish with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil. Use the dry packaged sun-dried tomatoes instead of the tomatoes packed in olive oil. The sauce can be kept, covered, for one day in the refrigerator; heat again over low heat. Try it with some crusty bread if desired.
By MARBALET

Chicken Piccata with Artichoke Hearts

Rating: 4.5 stars 455
After eating chicken piccata in many restaurants and finding many that were 'greasy,' I came up with this recipe through much trial and error. It has wonderful flavor and is even better the next day! I like to serve it over angel hair pasta or linguine.
By JAMMINMARTIN

Pesto Cheesy Chicken Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 935
This is a very simple yet exciting dish your family will love. It's something different from your average chicken recipe.

Roasted Chicken with Risotto and Caramelized Onions

Rating: 4 stars 481
Moist roasted chicken gets the royal treatment with caramelized onions, balsamic vinegar and creamy risotto. You may choose to roast your own chicken or purchase a rotisserie chicken from a grocery store. A little grated cheese such as Parmesan or Pecorino Romano before serving is also a nice touch.

Garlic Cheddar Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 3131
Chicken breasts dipped in garlic butter and Cheddar bread crumbs. NEVER have any leftovers!
By BAYLOR66

Mozzarella Parmesan Chicken

Rating: 4 stars 114
A delicious baked chicken. This is excellent to double or triple and serve to a large crowd. I have also used thighs instead of breast meat. This dish is low in fat, but high in taste!
By Jacque

Chicken Pesto Pizza

Rating: 4.5 stars 320
Easy pizza dinner that uses chicken and pesto for a great meal. If fontina is not available at your store, just substitute mozzarella.

Tender Italian Baked Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1422
Flavorful and moist baked chicken.
By Barb Eisel

Creamy Chicken Tortellini Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 87
Yum on a cold day. Quick for you busy moms! Serve with garlic breadsticks.

Chicken Penne Italiano

Rating: 4 stars 194
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.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Quick Chicken Piccata
Rating: Unrated 1622
These quick and easy pan-fried chicken breasts are topped with a simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, and lemon juice.
Lighter Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
Rating: Unrated 133
Chef John's version of chicken fettuccine alfredo is lightened by substituting  chicken broth for some of the heavy cream.
Chicken Parmesan
Rating: 5 stars 4055

You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.