Lightened Up Chicken Saltimbocca - Slender Kitchen
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Lightened Up Chicken Saltimbocca

By Kristen Mccaffrey
  
adapted from: myrecipes.com
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294
Calories 
4g
Carbs 
12g
Fat 
43g
Protein 
6
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(7 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

This lightened up version of Chicken Saltimbocca has all the flavor of the traditional recipe without the fat and calories and it's incredibly tasty.

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Lightened Up Chicken Saltimbocca brings together chicken, lemon, and prosciutto, which  is always a good thing. This quick and easy dinner may just be my new favorite meal, especially because it feels fancy and tastes like something you would get at a restaurant. Did I mention it is ready in under 20 minutes? This is the best kind of weeknight meal in my opinion. Full of flavor, easy to preapre, and something everyone will love. It would also make an incredible meal for a special occasion of date night since it feels special. Prosciutto just does that I think.

Speaking of prosciutto, it's something I often wrote off in the past since it unfortunately pretty high when it comes to fat and sodium. However I have recently starting using it sparingly in recipes and it adds so much flavor. It's a lot like bacon, but I find it's a bit lighter. You also don't need that much of it to really pull in a lot of flavor.

 

Prep Time

Lightened Up Chicken Saltimbocca

11
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Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

4
  • 1.33 lbs boneless skinless chicken cutlets
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 12 U sage leaves
  • 8 U slices prosciutto
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
6 oz.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 294
Calories from Fat 89
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g
15%
Saturated Fat 1g
4%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 647mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate 4g
1%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 1g
Protein 43g

Directions

  1. Season the chicken on both sides with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Be careful about the salt since prosciutto is already salty.
  2. Top each piece of chicken with 2-3 sage leaves and wrap in two pieces of prosciutto.
  3. Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove from pan and tent with foil to keep warm.
  4. While the chicken is cooking, stir together the chicken broth, lemon juice, and cornstarch. After the chicken is cooked and set aside, add this to the pan. Scrape up any bits from the bottom of the pan and bring to a boil. Cook for one minute, stirring constantly. Serve drizzled over the chicken.
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