- 6 chicken cutlets (flattened with meat mallet
- 6 slices prosciutto (paper thin)
- 1 box (10 ounce) frozen spinach (thawed)
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1/4 cup parmigiano-reggiano/parmesan (grated)
- 1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth (low salt)
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
- salt to taste
Made with aromatic ingredients that will tantalize the tongue, chicken saltimbocca is an Italian dish that will speak to your soul.
This mouth-watering Italian dish became famous during Rome’s Imperial period and was originally called saltimbocca alla Romana.
Chicken saltimbocca is a lighter version of the traditional veal saltimbocca. It is made with chicken wrapped in prosciutto and spinach, cooked in chicken broth.
This recipe will bring you the ancient flavors of Roman cuisine, which leave you asking for more.
This recipe is extremely beneficial for health as the chicken provides a good source of protein and iron, with minimum fat. Additionally, the spinach and parmesan add multiple of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber which are all beneficial for health.
How to Make Chicken Saltimbocca
Prosciutto is ham that is cured by leaving in open air. It can take anywhere from 9 months to 2 years to cure a ham. It is then sold cut into paper thin slices.