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Golden Chicken Cordon Bleu

 Golden Chicken Cordon Bleu
For an entree that's as elegant as it is easy, try this moist classic chicken recipe. It's a simple recipe but looks like you really fussed. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 slices deli ham (3/4 ounce each)
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese (3/4 ounce each)
  • 1/2 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; top each with a slice of ham
  • and cheese. Roll up and tuck in ends; secure with toothpicks.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt, paprika and pepper. In
  • another bowl, whisk egg and milk. Place bread crumbs in a third
  • bowl. Dip chicken in flour mixture, then egg mixture; roll in
  • crumbs.
  • In a small skillet, brown chicken in oil on all sides. Transfer to an
  • 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer

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Golden Chicken Cordon Bleu (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • reads 170°. Discard toothpicks; drizzle with butter.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 501 calories, 23 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 728 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 49 g protein.