Easy Italian  Chicken

Easy Italian Chicken

Lottie Greer 0

"Easy, best ever garlic Italian chicken! If desired, serve with plain white rice and a green vegetable such as broccoli or green beans."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 305 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.1 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.9g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 99 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, brown the chicken pieces in oil and cook for about 15 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Crush garlic cloves and squeeze over chicken. Cover skillet and cook over low heat for 10 minutes each side. Remove cover, sprinkle with red pepper flakes and salt to taste, add water and simmer over low heat until water evaporates and the chicken pieces are sticky and yummy!
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  1. 79 Ratings


I tried this out recently and it was great. I'm only a beginner when it comes to cooking and this recipe seems pretty straightforward and easy to make. Moreover, the ingredients were quite easy to get hold of which is a plus. I thought at first that it might taste a bit too bland since you don't even marinate the chicken in any sauce, you just basically fry it and then add ingredients while cooking. But I guess the key to the taste is letting the chicken simmer in all that pepper and garlic. The second time I tried it was not as successful -- think this is because I used too much oil. So the key is to let it simmer in as little oil as possible so that by the time you put in the water, the water can evaporate so that the taste clings to the chicken. Happy cooking!


Very good and tasty. I made it with some modifications. Rubbed the chicken with lemon pepper (as recommended by 1 reviewer) and italian seasoning. I also added a squirt of lemon to the water for simmering. Wonderfully delicious chicken. Will definitely cook this again. Thanks Lottie =)


this was very, very good - i have made it a few times with other cuts of chicken... i think that definitely using a cut with the bone in is the best... i did try it with boneless breasts & used them in a sandwhich the next day.. yummy!! overall, I think this is a tasty recipe with subtle flavor... do not serve with an overpowering side dish!!!