chicken saltimbocca


a very quick italian main course

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts about 1/2 lb each
4 slices thinly slice prosciutto
16 fresh sage leaves
4 slices provolone cheese
salt and pepper
1/4 cup oil oil
flour for dredging

pound the chicken breasts so the are of equal thickness
dredge with flour
season with salt and pepper

In a large oven proof skillet heat the olive oil until shimmering.
add the sage leaves and cook 30 seconds.
remove the leaves and set aside
cook the chicken breasts about 3-4 minutes per side until browned and no longer pink when sliced into
place 3 sage leaves on each breast
Place a slice of prosciutto on top of the sage
place a slice of cheese on top of the prosciutto  and top with a sage leave
broil 3 minute or so until the cheese is starting to brown.
if the chicken wont all fit in the skillet place in a baking dish before broiling

serves 4


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