Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins
Saltimbocca is a Roman dish initially made with veal, whose name translates "jump in the mouth." This is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 12 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast halves
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon flour
- 2 fresh sage leaves
- 4 ounces country ham, thinly sliced
- 2 ounces jarlsberg cheese
- 1 cup white wine
- Melt butter in skillet over medium heat; add olive oil.
- Season chicken with salt and pepper; dust with flour.
- Saute in skillet for approximately 5 minutes per side.
- Top each chicken breast with a sage leaf, 2 ounces of country ham, then cheese.
- Pour white wine into the skillet; simmer until cheese is melted.
- Serve immediately.
This was really a wonderful dish! I have had the veal version made with prosciutto and did not like it all. Way to salty for my taste. I wrapped the seasoned ckn. with thinly sliced honey ham with the sage leaves inside and secured with a toothpick. I topped each with a slice of jarlsburg when adding the wine. It was beautiful and delicious. Thx. for posting!
Loved this dish! People will think you spent alot of time when you did not. My tpye of quick meal. I can see us making this dish for when Co comes over .
For a dish that tastes so good, this was really easy to make. The wine at the end really gives it some zip. I will definitely be making this again. Thank you!