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Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

"These special chicken bundles are absolutely delicious," remarks Shawna McCutcheon of Homer City, Pennsylvania. "You can assemble them up to 8 hours in advance and keep them in the fridge. Then just place them on the grill shortly before dinner."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • 6 thin slices deli ham
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1. Flatten the chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Place a slice of cheese and ham on each to within 1/4 in. of edges. Fold in half; secure with toothpicks. Brush with oil and roll in bread crumbs.
  • 2. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat for 7-9 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove toothpicks. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 442 calories, 24 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 127 mg cholesterol, 1,290 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 44 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.