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Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

With only six ingredients, this entree packs loads of flavor. This tempting dish is easy enough for a weeknight, but special enough for guests as well. Sarah Christenson - Lone Tree, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto or deli ham
  • 1/2 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs


  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top each with prosciutto and cheese. Roll up and tuck in ends; secure with toothpicks.
  • 2. Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 291 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 119mg cholesterol, 645mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 43g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Reviews for Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Peapod0114 User ID: 7145890 146106
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2013

"This was a very simple recipe that I enjoyed! I think the next time I should pound out my chicken a little more it was my first time doing that. I made it just the way the recipe told me to and I will make this again perhaps try some suggestions below too! Wonderful job!"

RLSM User ID: 5781736 171158
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

"Tweaked this recipe by dipping flattened chicken in Egg Beaters before placing in Italian bread crumbs. Also sautéed some onion and portabella mushrooms and added to the filling. Lastly, spritzed with olive oil prior to baking. dinner guests loved it!"

tchr90 User ID: 2795278 175343
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2012

"Quick and easy! I love the frozen versions of chicken Cordon Bleu but this is so easy to make that I'd rather make my own!! Very tasty and a keeper!"

jakjak2012 User ID: 6104511 188362
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2011

"Cordon Bleu can be difficult but this recipe was simple and delicious. Make sure the meat is really thin and make sure the cheese is condensed and sealed in or it will melt out the sides."

shessuchariot User ID: 5896569 120674
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"This recipie really deserves more than 5 stars! It is phenomenal! I never really cared for cordon bleu, but truly loved this. My husband is itallian and very picky about his "italian inspired" recipies, but he absolutely loved this and has asked that I make it over and over again. I used a tiny amount of butter to pour over the breadcrumbs on top and that has seemed to help keep the chicken nice and moist. Goes great with noodles, a light white sauce, salad, a little bread and a little wine. Truly tastes like an expensive dinner and it whips up in no time!"

bengalfreak User ID: 5549528 170360
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2011

"Easy to make and extremely tasty."

Susan's Kitchen User ID: 5575002 211509
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2010

"Very easy and quick to make and tastes great"

cupofmojo User ID: 4457380 120671
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2010

"The best cordon bleu w/o the bleu! Loved the asiago with the prosciutto!. Given recipe to many others!"

mblazek User ID: 3028366 211508
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2010

"I found shredded Asiago at Walmart, but when I compared the calories (and price) with bleu cheese I went with the bleu. It was still delicious but had a stronger flavor than the asiago would."

amyanne65 User ID: 4961694 103535
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2010

"I added portobello mushrooms and had to use Italian Style Blend shredded cheese(Unable to locate a shredded Asigo) This was one of the best chicken dishes I have ever had."

andij68 User ID: 336620 170145
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2010

"made this for dinner tonight. Used regular deli ham and shredded mozzarella(I had that on hand)I sprayed the top with Pam after the breadcrumbs so they would not be dry and would brown a bit. Very tasty."

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