Chicken Breasts Alla Margherita

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Pets'R'us

Another quick , easy and tasty chicken recipe

Top Review by Caroline Cooks

MMMM...I will double the sauce next time; it seemed to have absorbed into the chicken, vanished from the dish. I used some deli ham for the prosciutto to cut the sodium. Made for Pets' Cook-a-Thon in Cooking Photos.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut each whole breast in half lengthwise.
  2. Combine flour, salt and pepper; dredge chicken in flour mixture, shaking off excess.
  3. Heat 1½ teaspoons each butter and oil over medium heat in a large frying pan.
  4. When hot, place half of chicken in pan and sauté 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  5. Transfer to a shallow, 2-quart glass baking dish.
  6. Repeat with remaining butter, oil and chicken.
  7. Remove from pan.
  8. Pour wine, broth and brandy into hot pan.
  9. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
  10. Top each piece of chicken with slices of prosciutto and fontina.
  11. Pour the wine sauce over the top.
  12. Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 350-degree oven for 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and the cheese has melted.

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