Italian Chicken and Sausage Rolls

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 40 mins

The flavors in this dish are not subtle, but zesty and hearty. It's simple to make, and great to serve family or dinner guests.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pound chicken flat until very thin.
  2. I place my chicken in a zip lock bag while pounding to keep the mallet from sticking to the chicken.
  3. Remove skins from sausage, unless you have bulk sausage.
  4. In large skillet, cook sausage until done.
  5. Pour off most of the fat, leaving drippings in pan.
  6. Spread 1/4 of the sausage on each chicken breast and place a cheese stick at one end of the flattened chicken.
  7. Roll up the chicken over the cheese, then fold in the sides continuing to roll the chicken breasts like an egg roll,encasing sausage and cheese.
  8. In a bowl, mix flour, salt and oregano.
  9. Dredge chicken rolls in mixture.
  10. In pan drippings, brown chicken on all sides over medium heat.
  11. You do not have to cook completely, just brown.
  12. Remove chicken from pan.
  13. Add olive oil to skillet; then saute onion, peppers, and mushrooms for 1-2 minutes.
  14. Add chicken rolls to skillet, then tomatoes, red pepper flakes wine, basil and pepper.
  15. Cover and simmer 25 to 30 minutes.


Most Helpful

This was an excellent recipe so full of flavour. I do think a lot depends on the italian sausage that you use as to the final flavour you will get. My Italian sausage was sort of hot and sweet from my favourite butcher. I also used my favourite wine that I am drinking now a nice Australian Merlot. I must say I tried this on a couple of guests and they were impressed and asked for the recipe. Well done Geema.

Latchy April 24, 2004

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