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proscuitto wrapped sherry cream chicken in a skillet

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken with Sherry Cream Sauce

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 353kcal
Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken with Sherry Cream Sauce is our favorite EASY and quick dinner! There's so much flavor in this skillet chicken recipe, and it's made in under 30 minutes. Plus I just love this mouth-watering cream sauce for chicken!
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  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large slices proscuitto
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil divided
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup cooking sherry (dry or medium dry)
  • 2 cups low fat sour cream
  • 2 fresh sprigs rosemary
  • shredded parmesan as garnish optional


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste. Wrap each piece of chicken with a slice of prosciutto, pushing down the edges to adhere.
  • Heat the butter and 1/2 tablespoon oil in a 10" skillet over medium high heat. Swirl the mixture around in order to coat the entire base of the skillet.
  • Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, depending on thickness. You want the chicken to be browned on both sides and nearly cooked through. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add the remaining olive oil to the skillet and saute the garlic for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant and translucent. Scrape the brown bits in the pan to the center as you cook, that's where all the flavor lives!
  • Add the cooking sherry to the skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and whisk in the sour cream 1 cup at a time, until the cream sauce forms. Lay the rosemary into the skillet. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Place the chicken back into the skillet, nestled in the sauce.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked and heated through.
  • Serve with rice, pasta, or on its own, spooning the sauce over the chicken.
  • Enjoy!



Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 311mg | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 0.2mg