Exquisite Chicken Cordon Bleu



Exquisite Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices of ham
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Flatten each chicken breast to 1/4-inch thickness between plastic wrap or parchment paper.
  3. Place a slice of Swiss cheese and a slice of ham on each chicken breast. Roll them up and secure with toothpicks.
  4. In separate bowls, prepare three stations for breading: one with flour, one with beaten eggs and milk, and one with breadcrumbs.
  5. Coat each chicken roll first in flour, then in the egg mixture, and finally in breadcrumbs.
  6. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Brown the chicken rolls on all sides.
  7. Transfer the browned chicken rolls to a baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Remove toothpicks before serving. Garnish as desired and enjoy your Exquisite Chicken Cordon Bleu!

Total Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A classic French dish, Exquisite Chicken Cordon Bleu features tender chicken breasts stuffed with Swiss cheese and ham, coated in a crispy breadcrumb crust, and baked to perfection. This elegant yet simple recipe is perfect for special occasions or a delightful weeknight dinner.


Nutrition Information: Serving Size – 1 chicken roll, Calories – 350, Total Fat – 18g, Protein – 30g, Carbohydrates – 20g

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