Chicken Dinner Gluten free Healthy Lunch

Easy Lemon Chicken Breast or Petto di Pollo al Limone

How to prepare the real Italian recipe of Lemon Chicken Breast or “Petto di Pollo al Limone”

A simple and tasty dish for an easy and delicious dinner with friends. An all-Italian interpretation of a dish that comes from distant China. There are many recipes of Lemon Chicken worldwide the one we propose here is an all Italian version from traditional authentic Italian cuisine. You can choose chicken breast as a healthy choice for this easy Italian dish. This recipe is a good option for a healthy lunch with low calories and lot’s of proteins, using chicken.

Ingredients for 8 people

  • 1Kg ½ Chicken Breast (You can also use 1 entire Chicken and maybe cut into chunks if you prefer)
  • juice of 9 Lemons
  • 2 Lemons cut into rings
  • 5 tablespoons of Mustard
  • Salt, Black Pepper, Pink Pepper as preferred
  • Olives
  • fresh Parsley


1. Take a the chicken breast fillets (or the entire Chicken better if in chunks), add them into a bowl to marinate overnight with the juice of 7 lemons, 5 tablespoons of mustard, salt, black pepper and red pepper.

2. Transfer the chicken with half of the juice in a baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes at 180°C after that wet the chicken with the sauce and garnish with the lemon slices and olives, continue cooking at 200° for 25 minutes more. Finish the preparation of the recipe of lemon chicken with a pinch of fresh parsley.

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Hunter’s Chicken Stew or Pollo alla Cacciatora


How to prepare the real Italian recipe of Roasted “Pollo alla Cacciatora” or Hunter’s Chicken Stew

One of the oldest recipes of the Italian cuisine, mainly from Tuscany region, this chicken olives and anchovies recipe is a great evening meal for all the family. A succulent dish with an ancient Italian heritage.


  • 1kg 200 grams of cut Chicken
  • 1 glass of Red Wine
  • 400 grams of fresh Tomato
  • 80 grams of Black Olives
  • 30 grams of Anchovies
  • 4 Bay leaves
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 clove of Garlic
  • Rosemary, Salt and Pepper as you prefer
  • 4 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil


1. In a pan add 4 tablespoons of oil, garlic and let the chicken cook for about 10 minutes, add the black olives let it cook for about 4 minutes, then add a glass of red wine and let it evaporate.

2. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper, bay leaves, and rosemary, cooking then over medium heat for 30 minutes until the meat is tender. Enjoy.

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The Real Italian Food. Buon Appetito!