Chicken saltimbocca is really not what saltimbocca is all about. The original recipe is made using veal but I know that many people do not like using veal and so I have changed it to a chicken saltimbocca for this recipe. I personally use veal as this is how I have always had my saltimbocca but in theory you can substitute your chicken saltimbocca or veal saltimbocca for any meat that you wish.
Saltimbocca literally means “jumps in the mouth” in Italian and is one of my favourite Italian recipes. Saltimbocca alla romana as it is known is the recipe which I will be going through below and is absolutely fantastic. Let’s list out the ingredients needed for this chicken saltimbocca recipe: