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Golden Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
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Golden Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

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 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

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.

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. In a small skillet, brown chicken in oil on all sides. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Discard toothpicks; drizzle with butter. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Golden Chicken Cordon Bleu in Cooking for 2 Winter 2008, p23

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.

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2015

"Super easy to make and really yummy! It was a hit with my family and I'll definitely make it again."

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Reviewed Jan. 26, 2015

"This recipe came out perfectly! A very elegant dish, but so easy to make!"

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Reviewed Jan. 22, 2015

"Absolutely delicious! The chicken was beautiful, very juicy. The breading gets nice an crispy and stays intact. Pure comfort food. Thank you Test Kitchen!"

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2014

"Perfect chicken cordon bleu recipe that I've tried. Moist not dry. Although I didn't fry it, just baked it for 35 mins."

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Reviewed Feb. 11, 2014

"We had it for a big dinner party and everyone really enjoyed it! I made it like the recipe but also served hollandaise sauce with it. Delicious!"

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