Olive Garden Chicken Scampi

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Jul. 16, 2013

You can make the Olive Garden Chicken Scampi just like they do. This recipe is made with chicken tenders, bell peppers, onions, wine, cream, and a few more ingredients.


To season the flour
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Italian seasoning 1/4 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Rest of the ingredients for dredging the chicken
Chicken tenders 1 Pound
Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon (for cooking the chicken)
For cooking the vegetables
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Green bell pepper 1/2 Medium , sliced thinly
Red bell pepper 1/2 Medium , sliced thinly
Orange bell pepper 1/2 Medium , sliced thinly
Red onion 1/2 Medium , sliced thinly
Garlic clove 1 Medium , chopped
For the sauce
White wine 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (1/2
Heavy cream/Half and half cream 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
For serving
Pasta 1 Pound (Cooked as per instructions on the package)



1. In a shallow dish, place flour. Season it with salt, Italian seasoning and pepper. Mix well with a fork and set aside.

2. Dredge chicken first in flour, then dip into milk, and then dredge again in the flour.

3. Place breaded chicken on a rack and allow to rest 10 minutes before cooking.

4. While the chicken is resting, cut peppers, onions, and garlic. and set aside.


5. Heat a large heavy bottomed skillet on medium-high heat drizzled with some olive oil.

6. Saute peppers, onions, and garlic over medium. Season with a light sprinkling of salt.

7. Saute until peppers begin to brown. Once done, remove from skillet and set aside.

8. Drizzle into the hot skillet another couple of tbsp of olive oil.

9. Place chicken in the skillet. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side until the chicken has browned nicely on both sides. Once done, remove chicken from the pan.

10. Deglaze the pan by adding white wine to the pan. Scrape the bottom with a spoon scrapping the browned bits off the bottom of the pan.

11. Add heavy cream and mix well. Return cooked vegetables to the pan and stir.


12. Plate the pasta and sauce along with the vegetables, and serve placing a few pieces of cooked chicken with each serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1212Calories from Fat 480

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.1%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 716 mg29.83%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 37 g74%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet