Chicken Saltimbocca with Creamy Salsa Verde

Chicken Saltimbocca with Creamy Salsa Verde
15 Mins
Prep time
25 Mins
Cooking time
Serves 4

What you need

  • 8 large sage leaves
  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 4 long thin slices prosciutto, trimmed
  • 1½ tablespoons oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 cups continental parsley leaves
  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • finely grated rind of 1 large lemon
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 250ml PHILADELPHIA Extra Light Cream For Cooking, a cream alternative 
  • chargrilled vegetables, for serving

How to make it

  1. LAY 2 sage leaves on each chicken fillet and wrap in prosciutto, securing with toothpicks if required. Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frypan and pan fry the chicken for 2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Transfer to a baking tray and complete cooking in a hot oven 200°C for 15 minutes or until cooked through.  Remove, cover with foil and stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  2. HEAT the remaining oil in a saucepan and saute garlic, herbs, lemon rind and capers over medium-low heat for 2 minutes until fragrant. Stir in the PHILLY and bring to the boil. Process until finely pureed.
  3. PLACE the chicken onto serving plates with the vegetables and a drizzle of the Creamy Salsa Verde.

 This easy to make dinner idea will become an entertaining favourite!