Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca

Bacon, mozzarella and sherry take this chicken to new heights!

  • 40 mins
  • 4
  • Intermediate


  • 4 chicken breasts, butterflied
  • 2 thick slices Mozzarella cheese, halved
  • 4 sage leaves
  • 8 rashers streaky bacon
  • 30ml olive or avocado oil

For the sauce

  • 30ml sherry
  • 15ml wholegrain mustard
  • 125ml cream

Blanched green beans, to serve


  1. Flatten the chicken breasts with a rolling pin. Season and place a slice of Mozzarella cheese and a sage leaf on one half of each breast. Fold over to enclose the cheese. Wrap 2 rashers of bacon around each fillet. Secure with a toothpick.
  2. Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat oil on medium high and brown the chicken all over. Place the chicken on a baking tray and roast for about 20 minutes until cooked.
  3. Pour the sherry into the same pan, add the mustard and cream and reduce for a minute. Set aside until needed. Serve the chicken with the sauce and green beans.


reeze the chicken fillets between pieces of greaseproof paper for quick and easy dinners.