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.

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.

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!

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.

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.