RSS–Prosciutto and Sage Roasted Chicken with Parmesan Green Beans

21 Apr

Thursday: Prosciutto and Sage Roasted Chicken with Parmesan Green Beans

Ingredients for Chicken: 3 chicken breasts, 6 wide and thin slices of prosciutto, several stems worth of fresh sage leaves, olive oil for brushing, salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients for green beans: 24oz frozen French green beans, 2 Tbsp butter, 1 Tbsp olive oil, 4 shallots thinly sliced, 2 cloves of minced garlic,  2/3 c dry white wine, 2/3 c heavy cream, ½ c water, 2 tsp finely chopped sage, ½ c grated Parmesan

  1. Preheat oven to 425º.
  2. Place one thin slice of prosciutto on a work surface.
  3. Scatter torn pieces of the sage on top of the prosciutto.
  4. Slice the chicken breasts in half and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Roll the chicken breast in the prosciutto so that the prosciutto overlaps and completely surrounds the chicken.
  6. Brush the entire prosciutto wrapped chicken breast with olive oil and place in a roasting pan or dish.
  7. Repeat with the remaining chicken, prosciutto and sage.
  8. Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  9. Begin cooking green beans. Heat the butter and olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat.
  10. Add the shallots, garlic, salt and pepper and sauté for a couple minutes until shallots are golden.
  11. Add wine and boil until reduced by half.
  12. Add cream, water, 1/4 tsp of salt, 1/8 tsp pepper, and sage. Bring to a boil.
  13. Add the green beans and simmer, covered until beans are tender.
  14. Remove liquid and continue to simmer until liquid is thickened.
  15. Add Parmesan and stir into green beans.
  16. Remove chicken from oven and serve. Spoon some of the pan juices over the chicken when serving if you desire.
  17. Enjoy!


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Posted by on April 21, 2011 in Recipes


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