Involtini di Pollo

Chicken Involtini

Involtini di Pollo

First flattened and then layered with a combination of ingredients such as cheese, prosciutto, mushrooms, or herbs, chicken involtini takes classic chicken breast to a new level. These flavorful rolls are typically seared to perfection and then simmered in a rich tomato or white wine sauce. 

This dish and cooking-style originates from Sicily and has gained popularity and tradition throughout every region of Italy. Involtini di Pollo is a versatile dish that offers a harmonious blend of textures and flavors, making it a crowd-pleasing favorite for any occasion.


Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 4 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


For the chicken

For the sauce

For taste


  1. For the Chicken

    On a clean work surface, lay out the chicken slices and flatten with a meat pounder until very thin.

    On each slice, lay a piece of Provola cheese and a piece of Gorgonzola cheese and roll up tightly.

    Use a toothpick or two to hold the involtino together. Repeat until you have rolled up all the chicken slices.

  2. For the Sauce

    For the sauce, in a large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the sliced onions, mushrooms and cut cherry tomatoes. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes. Season to taste.

  3. To Cook & Serve

    Place the involtini in a large baking pan dizzled with olive oil and bake in a preheated oven at200°C (392° F) for 8/10 minutes.

    To serve, place the hot sauce on the serving plate and arrange the involtino on top with a garnish of fresh chopped parsley.

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