Until after World War II, chicken was not widely eaten in Italy. Poultry was expensive and a live chicken could produce eggs for a family farm to eat or sell. Many of today's Italian recipes for chicken were once made with wild birds or rabbit. Chicken is a very common dish in the US, with boneless chicken breasts becoming more popular in recent years. Many of the chicken dishes that we consider to be traditionally Italian are really Italian-American.
An elegant presentation, each person gets a beautifully glazed bird with both white and dark meat.
A collecton of recipes made with boneless,skinless chicken breasts and classic Italian flavors.
Braciole (brah-J'YOH-lee) are thin slices of meat, typically beef, pork, or chicken, that are rolled around a stuffing and fried.
Pollo al Mattone is a classic Tuscan recipe in which a whole chicken is cooked between two pieces of heated terra-cotta.
Some useful food words or terms that you may find in
Italian recipes, while dining at an Italian restaurant, or traveling in Italy.
This recipe for a roasted whole chicken is the easiest way to make a bird with crispy skin and flavorful, juicy meat.
In this recipe, you use a whole chicken cut into 8 pieces for quicker cooking. The addition of lemons, Limoncello and fresh herbs produces a tender bird with a light, refreshing flavor.
In this recipe we are referring to the braising method and ingredients shared with the traditional veal to create these tender chicken thighs.
Cooked for 5 hours in a slow cooker, the orange juice creates a delicious sauce served over tender pieces of chicken.
3 WAYS TO
TO GET CRISP SKIN
Prick all over with a fork, rub with olive oil, and bake at 400 degrees F. for 1 hour.
TO MAKE THEM AHEAD
Individually wrap in foil and place in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
TO SPEED THEM UP
Prick all over with a fork and microwave on high for 10 to 20 minutes.
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This savory pie is chock full of chicken, onions, mushrooms, carrots, celery and peas in a light cream sauce and topped with a flaky pie crust.
The word primavera is associated with spring and in this recipe, chicken breasts are stuffed with a variety of spring and summer vegetables.
This is a one-skillet recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to cook and results in tender chicken thighs in a light cream sauce with mushrooms and garlic.
This is a delicious weeknight meal. The chicken, vegetables and noodles are all made in one skillet for easy clean-up.
This recipe uses just a pinch of saffron to add color and flavor to this comforting dish of chicken and vegetables with drop dumplings.
The topping is similar to a spinach dip in which the vegetables are combined with some mayonnaise and Parmesan cheese and spread over the chicken breasts before baking.
Indulge with this Italian cake classic!
It includes a layer of chocolate cake, add a layer of cheesecake, smother the whole thing in chocolate and then an eruption of mousse, ribbons of caramel and chocolate.
This is a delicious way to lighten up a classic Chicken Parmesan and also enjoy a lighter pasta with it in the form of zucchini noodles
These tender chicken breasts with a light cream sauce flavored with a chipotle chile can be prepared and cooked in less than 30 minutes for a convenient and delicious weeknight meal.
RECIPES WITH GROUND CHICKEN
This recipe combines the flavors of Buffalo Chicken Wings with a crisp ciabatta bread. It makes a great lunch with a side salad or cut it into strips and served as an appetizer or a snack.
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You won’t believe how easy these Baked Buffalo Wings are to make, no messy deep-frying, and you still get crispy golden wings.
To spatchcock a chicken simply means that the whole chicken's backbone is cut out and then the bird is pressed flat so that it cooks in a single layer and all parts cook evenly.