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Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken

The whole family will love this easy and delicious Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Italian, Western
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 338kcal


  • 8 slices Prosciutto
  • 1.5 lb (675g) chicken breast
  • 4 tbsp chopped mozzarella
  • 1 tsp dried oregano divided
  • 9 0z (250g) asparagus woody stems removed
  • 2 cups (250g) baby plum tomatoes
  • 1 bell pepper deseeded and chopped into large chunks
  • olive oil
  • squeeze of lemon juice


  • Preheat oven to 400 F / 200C / Gas 6.
  • Lay the Prosciutto di Parma out on a lightly oil baking tray in preparation for wrapping the chicken.
  • Use a knife to slice a pocket in the chicken along the length of the chicken making sure not to slice through the other side.
  • Stuff the chicken breast with the mozzarella and sprinkle on half the oregano.
  • Wrap the chicken breast in the Prosciutto.
  • Add the asparagus, baby plum tomatoes and bell peppers to the pan. Sprinkle on the remaining oregano and drizzle the olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice all over the chicken and vegetables.
  • Bake for 20-25 mins until chicken has reached an internal temperature of 74C (165F).


Tips for Making Proscuitto Wrapped Chicken
  • Fully cook the chicken to 74C (165F). You can check with a thermometer around 20 mins. Make sure juice runs clear.
  • Slice chicken and prepare vegetables ahead of time if necessary.
  • Customise by swapping out asparagus for long stemmed broccoli or try a different soft cheese.
Weight Watchers Points in Proscuitto Wrapped Chicken
There are 5 Freestyle Points in a serving of Proscuitto Wrapped Chicken.


Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 1009mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2075IU | Vitamin C: 52.1mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 2.5mg