"Saltimbocca" in Italian, means "jumps in the mouth"; and this savory dish that combines chicken with prosciutto will certainly live up to its lively name.
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- Servings: 4
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- 4 fresh whole sage leaves, plus 4 minced leaves
- 4 chicken cutlets (6 to 8 ounces each)
- 4 slices (3 ounces) thinly-sliced prosciutto
- 4 teaspoons olive oil
- 3/4 cup dry white wine
- 1/3 cup reduced-sodium canned chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon cold butter
In a shallow bowl, stir together flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Set aside.
Lay one sage leaf lengthwise on each cutlet, then wrap a prosciutto slice around middle of each cutlet, encasing sage. Flatten with the palm of your hand to help prosciutto adhere to the chicken. Dredge cutlets in seasoned flour; tap off excess.
In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Cook 2 cutlets until golden-brown and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove cutlets and keep warm. Repeat with remaining 2 teaspoons oil and 2 cutlets.
Add wine and broth to skillet; cook over high heat until reduced by three-quarters, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool 1 minute. Add butter and minced sage; stir until butter is melted, about 30 seconds. Spoon sauce over cutlets; serve immediately.