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3 cooked chicken breasts in pan, topped with prosciutto and crispy sage

Chicken Saltimbocca recipe

A traditional Italian dish, Chicken Saltimbocca combines thin pan-seared chicken breasts, salty prosciutto, and crispy sage in velvety wine butter sauce.

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 8 portions 1x


  • 8 6 oz chicken breasts, pounded thin
  • 1/2 cup AP flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 tbsp butter divided 
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 16 slices prosciutto 
  • 16-20 sage leaves


1. In a shallow dish, combine flour with salt and pepper.

2. Press each chicken breast into flour and coat on both sides, shaking off excess. Place on a plate and continue until all breasts are floured.

3. Heat olive oil and 3 tbsp butter over medium heat in large non-stick skillet.

4. Sauté each chicken breasts for 4 minutes on each side until lightly brown.

5. Remove chicken and place on plate. Cover to keep warm.

6. Turn heat on pan to low. Place each slice of prosciutto in pan and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove and set aside.

7. Add remaining butter and white wine to pan over medium low heat. 

8. Place chicken breasts back in pan over low heat to warm for 5 minutes.

9. Transfer to serving plate and top with prosciutto and sage leaves.

10. Top all chicken with remaining sauce from the pan.

11. Sprinkle freshly grated parmesan cheese on top.

11. Serve.

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: main dishes


  • Serving Size: 6 oz
  • Calories: 440
  • Sugar: 0.1 g
  • Sodium: 561.1 mg
  • Fat: 25 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.1 g
  • Protein: 42.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 164 mg

Keywords: chicken, prosciutto, sage, saltimbocca, dinner, Italian

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