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 597kcal
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


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Drizzle some olive oil, about 1 tbsp, onto the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking pan or dish.
  • 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.
  • Place a chicken breast flat on a chopping board and lay one slice of ham on top followed by one slice of cheese.
  • Roll the chicken breast up nice and tight and place seam down in the prepared dish.
  • Repeat with all eight of the breasts until complete.
  • Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the chopped rosemary to the chicken.
  • Bake in the oven uncovered for about 40 minutes and the chicken is fully cooked through.
  • While the chicken is cooking make the sauce.
  • In a pan over medium heat combine the wine, mustard, brown sugar and butter.
  • Bring to a simmer stirring with a whisk.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes over a low heat before adding the cream and whisking to combine.
  • Finally mix together the cornstarch and water to make a slurry.
  • Add some of the cornstarch mix to the mustard sauce to thicken and whisk for another 2 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and let the sauce rest until the chicken is ready to serve.
  • Place a chicken breast on a plate and serve with some of the sauce poured over it.


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 597kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 213mg | Sodium: 819mg | Potassium: 975mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 257mg | Iron: 1.5mg