A couple of chicken saltimbocca on a plate with rice and broccoli rabe. There is the pan of chicken saltimbocca in the background for the chicken saltimbocca recipe

Chicken Saltimbocca Recipe

An easy and delish way to eat chicken roll ups!
Course Chicken
Cuisine Poultry
Keyword chicken saltimbocca recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 8 pieces
Calories 235 kcal
Author Elaine Benoit


  • 8 chicken tenders Organic boneless
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 8 pieces prosciutto
  • 16 cubes Gouda cheese cubed
  • 4 ounces fresh tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup chicken broth


  1. Place chicken between two pieces of plastic wrap
  2. Pound chicken with the flat of a meat tenderizer
  3. Place 2 thin chicken pieces on plate and sprinkle salt and pepper on them
  4. Place a sheet of prosciutto on chicken
  5. Put some fresh tarragon on the prosciutto
  6. Place 2 to 3 cubes of cheese on the chicken, close to one end
  7. Start to roll up the chicken, making sure you tuck the cheese in first
  8. Stick toothpick 1/4 inches from seam of chicken roll up
  9. Repeat until all the chicken is rolled up into cute little tubes
  10. Heat sauté pan on medium
  11. Add stick of butter and melt it
  12. Place chicken in butter and sauté for 2 1/2 minutes
  13. Turn chicken and sauté for additional 2 1/2 minutes
  14. Remove chicken and set aside
  15. Add broth and both fresh and dried tarragon
  16. Boil for 5 minutes
  17. Eat that little bit of prosciutto
  18. While broth is boiling, remove toothpicks
  19. Turn off the heat to make the broth stop boiling, cooling for 1 - 2 minutes
  20. Place chicken back in pan
  21. Turn the heat to simmer
  22. Sauté for an additional 2 1/2 minutes, turn chicken
  23. Sauté for additional 2 1/2 minutes or until done
  24. Remove chicken
  25. Pair it with some lovely side dishes
  26. Eat
  27. Enjoy
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Saltimbocca Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 pieces)
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 298mg13%
Potassium 636mg18%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 975IU20%
Vitamin C 9.7mg12%
Calcium 183mg18%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.