Malibu Chicken with a White Wine and Dijon Mustard Sauce

The classic dish from the eighties, my low carb version of Malibu chicken tastes amazing and it's served with a white wine Dijon mustard sauce!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 597 kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 8 chicken breasts must be about 1/4-1/2 inch thick
  • 8 slices ham sliced thin for sandwich style
  • 8 slices swiss cheese
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsp rosemary chopped finely
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp water


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Drizzle some olive oil, about 1 tbsp, onto the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan or dish.

  3. Prepare chicken breasts by slicing in half if they are too thick. See tips section in the post about how to end up with eight thin chicken breasts.

  4. Place a chicken breast flat on a chopping board and lay one slice of ham on top followed by one slice of cheese.

  5. Roll the chicken breast up nice and tight and place seam down in the prepared dish.

  6. Repeat with all eight of the breasts until complete.

  7. Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the chicken and season with salt and pepper.

  8. Add the chopped rosemary to the chicken.

  9. Bake in the oven uncovered for about 40 minutes and the chicken is fully cooked through.

  10. While the chicken is cooking make the sauce.

  11. In a pan over medium heat combine the wine, mustard, brown sugar and butter.

  12. Bring to a simmer stirring with a whisk.

  13. Simmer for about 10 minutes over a low heat before adding the cream and whisking to combine.

  14. Finally mix together the cornstarch and water to make a slurry.

  15. Add some of the cornstarch mix to the mustard sauce to thicken and whisk for another 2 minutes.

  16. Turn off the heat and let the sauce rest until the chicken is ready to serve.

  17. Place a chicken breast on a plate and serve with some of the sauce poured over it.

Nutrition Facts
Malibu Chicken with a White Wine and Dijon Mustard Sauce
Amount Per Serving (6 oz)
Calories 597 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 213mg71%
Sodium 819mg36%
Potassium 975mg28%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 61g122%
Vitamin A 605IU12%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 257mg26%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.