Saltimbocca alla Pollo

  • Recipe By
  • Published Aug 11th
  • Ready In45m
  • Servings6
  • Calories601
Saltimbocca translates to 'jump in your mouth' from Italian, and these Chicken breasts surely do!

Saltimbocca alla Pollo Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Saltimbocca alla Pollo for 6 servings:

  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons ground sage
  • 1 pound thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • water as needed

Saltimbocca alla Pollo Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In45m

To cook Saltimbocca alla Pollo, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Saltimbocca alla Pollo is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Saltimbocca alla Pollo within 45 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Saltimbocca alla Pollo easily:

  1. 1 Flatten the chicken breasts as much as possible. In a small bowl, combine the oil and garlic and mix together; brush mixture onto each chicken piece. Season with salt, pepper and sage and top with thin layers of prosciutto. Roll up and secure with toothpicks.
  2. 2 In a large skillet, melt butter over medium high heat and saute rolls evenly on all sides until nicely browned, about 10 minutes.
  3. 3 Pour in the wine; season with fresh sage, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium low, over and simmer until rolls are cooked through and tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Thicken wine sauce with cornstarch and water as needed, heat through and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 601 calories; 43.2 grams of fat; 5.7 grams of carbohydrates; 38.5 grams of protein; 148 milligrams of cholesterol; 1572 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 3rd 2007

    This is a wonderful, very authentic version of veal saltimbocca, deserving of five stars. I am always amazed when reviewers completely change the recipe and then rate it low, as though they ...

  2. May 12th 2005

    This was delicious. I didn't roll the chicken, but instead placed the prosciutto on top of the chicken. That way I didn't have to worry about the roll coming undone, or the toothpicks. It ...

  3. May 6th 2004

    This is an awesome recipe - very tasty. Everyone loved these. A single one of these is much more filling that what you would think. I used the same amount of ingredients called for, but sp ...

  4. Mar 8th 2004

    This recipe is delicious - especially with added mushrooms! I also changed a few things to cut down on the fat content. For 3 chicken breasts I mixed 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil with 1 Table ...

  5. Sep 15th 2003

    This was delicious! Listening to other reviews, I did not add any salt and I put provolone inside the rolls. I would make another recommendation, too. When the chicken is browned, I would ...

  6. Jul 28th 2003

    I LOVE this recipe. The flavors go so well together, and making it gave me great ideas on how to experiment with other dishes. The rolls look so pretty too, it is a good recipe for company ...

  7. Dec 23rd 2002

    This is a VERY flavorful dish. (If you don't like salty, be sure not to add any salt, as the prosciutto is quite salty.) The resulting sauce was excellent over angel hair pasta. The sage r ...

  8. Nov 22nd 2002

    Not bad dish... the only thing I suggest is to go to a real Italian deli and get REAL procuitto!! Make sure it's imported from Italy (it will be saltier so cut down a little on the added sal ...

  9. Jan 23rd 2001

    Superb!! I tried not to roll the chicken and it worked perfectly. Also good with beef.