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Garlic Chicken Saltimbocca

Garlic Chicken Saltimbocca is an easy delectable Italian prosciutto and sage wrapped chicken dish with a butter wine sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Mains
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 248kcal
Author: HWC Magazine


  • 12 oz Chicken breasts
    or 4 small breasts
  • Salt and pepper
    to taste
  • 8 leaves Sage leaves
  • 8 slices Prosciutto
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic –
    peeled and sliced thinly
  • ½ cup White wine
    chardonnay or whatever your drinking or can use chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Butter use dairy free margarine if lactose intolerant


  • Slice your chicken breasts in half the long way so that they are skinner and cook faster. Place your chicken breasts in a plastic sealed baggie (lying flat) Pound under flat. Salt and pepper both sides to taste.
  • Place a sage leaf on both sides of your chicken breast and carefully wrap your prosciutto around the chicken and sage leaf. There is no need for toothpicks….
  • Place olive oil in frying pan and cook your prosciutto covered chicken on medium heat for about 3 minutes on one side. Add your garlic and then flip your prosciutto covered chicken until cooked through about another 3 minutes and the juices no longer are pink. Remove you Garlic Chicken Saltimbocca from the pan, set aside and keep warm. Do NOT wash that pan!
  • In the same pan, add chardonnay or wine you are drinking and deglaze the pan. Cook for 2 minutes to cook down the alcohol (If you cannot have wine or are out of wine, exchange with chicken broth)
  • Remove the pan win the wine sauce from the burner and add a dab of butter and stir until melted.
  • Serve your Garlic Chicken Saltimbocca with a drizzle of wine butter sauce and enjoy.


You can exchange white wine with chicken broth if desired. If you do not have fresh sage leaves then you can add ¼ teaspoon ground dried sage leaves into the broth after you add your wine or chicken broth to deglaze the pan. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 377mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg