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Chicken Saltimbocca with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Chicken Saltimbocca with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

“I created this recipe to capture the flavors of saltimbocca, but without all the fat and sodium. With the addition of beans, it becomes a one-dish meal. We really enjoy it.” Virginia Anthony — Jacksonville, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 thin slices prosciutto or deli ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 3 tablespoons fresh sage or 3 teaspoons dried sage leaves, divided
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 1/4 cup water


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon oil for 6-8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, saute the mushrooms, prosciutto, shallots and garlic in remaining oil until tender. Stir in wine. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about 1/3 cup, about 10 minutes.
  • 3. Stir in broth. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until slightly reduced. Stir in cream and 2 tablespoons sage; heat through (do not boil).
  • 4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, lightly mash 1/2 cup beans; add the water. Stir in the remaining pepper, sage and beans. Heat through.
  • 5. Add chicken to the mushroom mixture and heat through. Serve with beans. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 290 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein.

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mamamarie User ID: 568814 266016
Reviewed May. 16, 2017

"This was very good. I substituted turkey ham and chicken cutlets. Also used white wine and cannellini beans. We had enough for more than one meal. Thanks for the recipe."

cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 237027
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"Really tasty! We didn't add the beans and I think next time we will use apple juice or cider in place of the chicken broth. I think an apple flavor will really go well with this."

GailJay User ID: 644383 183674
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2011

"To clarify the recipe--should say combine bean mixture with sauce."

lcauthon User ID: 541337 183673
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2010

"Used boneless, skinless impressive dish w/o too much fuss. My husband bragged about it to friends. Will definately go on the "favorites" list!"

oliversmom03 User ID: 4649389 168054
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2009

"So good, and rich in flavor. Cooks fast, and great for entertaining!"

sbuffman User ID: 1497756 211126
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2009

"This was a perfect recipe. We loved the sauce and want to try it with white meat next time."

judyn141 User ID: 664722 183672
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"We loved the dish w/o the the bean sauce. We doubled the items in the sauce that we did use. a favorite recipe"

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