Saltimbocca ….. Traditional Italian dish, often made with veal however I’ve used hen… Saltimbocca translated means ‘bounce within the mouth’ and that’s precisely what these flavours convey
I’ve served mine with new potatoes, balsamic tomatoes, stem broccoli, sage crisps, Parmesan and a lemon sage butter
Contemporary sage leaves
Small Vine tomatoes
Butter three knobs
150ml white wine
three knobs of butter
Between parchment paper bash out the hen breast till about 5mm after which reduce into 2 chew dimension items.
Take a sage leaf and place on prime of every piece of hen after which wrap with prosciutto, it is best to have the ability to see the sage leaf by the prosciutto.
Dredge the wrapped hen items by some flour, pat and place to 1 aspect.
Boil your new potatoes till nearly tender and add stem broccoli for remaining 5 minutes of cooking.
Half your vine tomatoes, in a frying pan warmth some olive oil on a medium warmth and add the tomatoes face down for five minutes, take off warmth take away tomatoes and put aside.
Return the pan to the warmth flip as much as medium to excessive add sage leaves and lemon zest and fast fry till crisp, take away and put
on kitchen paper
Add the hen to the pan, together with some butter, cook dinner for three minutes after which flip, baste with the melted butter and olive oil that’s within the pan, add the white wine and juice of the lemon, season with black pepper and cook dinner out the sauce till decreased … Plate up the greens, tomatoes, hen and gown with the sage crisps, Parmesan shavings, fried lemon zest and the butter oil juices from the pan … Serve with a crisp white wine equivalent to Sauvignon blanc