chicken with vodka cream sauce

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Cheryl DeQuattro
Johnston, RI

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.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken with vodka cream sauce

  • 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

How To Make chicken with vodka cream sauce

  • 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.

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