Chicken with Vodka Cream Sauce

Cheryl DeQuattro

By
@CherDe

I made up this recipe and tried it out on my family a few years back. They love it!! It has become one of our favorite Italian dishes.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 lb
or 4 boneless chicken breasts
2 c
chopped fresh spinach
1 1/4 c
olive oil, plus 4 tablespoons
16 oz
ricotta cheese
2 clove
shallots, chopped
2 clove
garlic, chopped
8
eggs, well beaten
16 oz
pink vodka sauce, store bought or homemade
1/2 c
scallions, diced
2 c
italian bread crumbs
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim chicken and pound 1/4 inch thick. Set aside and saute garlic and shallots in 1/4 cup of the olive oil. Add the spinach and cook until wilted. Season spinach with salt and pepper. Cool.
2
Spread flattened chicken with ricotta cheese seasoned with salt and pepper and take 1 tablespoon of the spinach mixture and place on one end of each chicken breast.
3
Roll chicken folding sides inward. Place chicken in beaten eggs and roll in bread crumbs.
4
Saute chicken in remaining hot oil till brown on all sides.
5
Place chicken in a 350 preheated oven in an oven-proof pan and cook for 20 minutes more.
6
In a saucepan saute scallion in 4 tablespoons of olive oil until translucent. Add the vodka sauce and heat through.
7
Cut each chicken breast on a dinner plate.
8
Top with vodka sauce mixture.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #Italian-style