Chicken with Vodka Cream Sauce

Cheryl DeQuattro


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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20 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


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
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


1Trim 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.
2Spread 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.
3Roll chicken folding sides inward. Place chicken in beaten eggs and roll in bread crumbs.
4Saute chicken in remaining hot oil till brown on all sides.
5Place chicken in a 350 preheated oven in an oven-proof pan and cook for 20 minutes more.
6In a saucepan saute scallion in 4 tablespoons of olive oil until translucent. Add the vodka sauce and heat through.
7Cut each chicken breast on a dinner plate.
8Top with vodka sauce mixture.

About this Recipe

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