Chicken wrapped in Italian ham recipe

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serves: 8
Skill: medium
Prep: 15 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • Just add salad and some crusty bread to these mini chicken and ham wraps. Perfect for a light lunch, dinner or on their own as a starter or eat them cold on picnics.


    • 4 chicken breasts, skin and bones removed
    • 12 sage leaves
    • 12  Proscuitto-crudo ham slices
    • 2 tbsp. flour, for dusting
    • 3 tbsp olive oil
    • 20 g butter
    • 100 ml dry white wine 


    • Slice each chicken breast into 3 long strips. Top with a sage leaf and wrap around with a slice of the proscuitto crudo, making sure that chicken and sage are well enclosed. Repeat with all 12 chicken strips. Dust them all lightly in flour.

    • Heat the oil and butter in a heavy non stick pan and add the proscuitto wrapped chicken to sauté on all sides, about 5-6 minutes until lightly browned. Now add the wine and simmer for another 3-4 minutes until sauce is reduced by half.

    • Season to taste and serve with crusty bread.

    Top tip for making Chicken wrapped in Italian ham

    If you can't get prosciutto, any kind of cured ham will do.

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