Boneless Breast of Chicken Saltimbocca

Total Time
1hr 5mins
45 mins
20 mins

My Mom found this recipe in a Benson and Hedges cookbook, around 20 years ago. It's a little work but, believe me, it's worth it. I always requested her to make this dish on my birthday.

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  1. Dip chicken in flour; brown in butter.
  2. Arrange in a butter 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
  3. Top each with 1 slice prosciutto ham and 1/2 slice cheese.
  4. Cook shallots and garlic until soft; add mushrooms, wine, broth and herbs.
  5. Bring to a boil and cook 10 minutes.
  6. Stir into hot mixture 1 T flour and a small amount of sherry.
  7. Stir in remaining sherry and cream; season with salt and pepper.
  8. Pour sauce over chicken.
  9. Bake in a 375° oven for 20 minutes.