Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

4.5 6 10
Publisher Photo

Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

Read Reviews
4.5 6 10
Publisher Photo
I came up with this recipe as a way to make something a little different. The bacon adds great flavor, and the chicken is dipped twice into an egg mixture for a nice crust.—Jim Wick, Orlando, Florida
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 thin slices fully cooked ham
  • 4 thin slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

Flatten chicken breasts to 1/8-in. thickness; spread butter on the insides. Sprinkle with thyme. Top with a slice of ham and cheese; roll up tightly. Wrap each with two slices of bacon and secure with toothpicks.
In a small bowl, beat eggs and milk. Place flour in another bowl. Combine the bread crumbs, garlic powder, oregano and cheese. Dip each chicken breast into egg mixture, coat with flour. Dip each again in egg mixture, then coat with crumbs.
Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cordon Bleu in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 883 calories, 51g fat (23g saturated fat), 320mg cholesterol, 1084mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 71g protein.

Popular Videos

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 thin slices fully cooked ham
  • 4 thin slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/8-in. thickness; spread butter on the insides. Sprinkle with thyme. Top with a slice of ham and cheese; roll up tightly. Wrap each with two slices of bacon and secure with toothpicks.
  2. In a small bowl, beat eggs and milk. Place flour in another bowl. Combine the bread crumbs, garlic powder, oregano and cheese. Dip each chicken breast into egg mixture, coat with flour. Dip each again in egg mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  3. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Cordon Bleu in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p47

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forChicken Cordon Bleu

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
wrenjen523 User ID: 7407554 15769
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2014

"very good and very easy. I used chicken thighs, and missed the step about double dipping so it was only dipped once but still very good."

MY REVIEW
rdnek1986 User ID: 3939005 26603
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2013

"Very good recipe, we have made it time and time again, great for a special meal."

MY REVIEW
Katielabonte User ID: 4997099 12385
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2011

"This recipe has become a favorite of mine. Thanks!"

MY REVIEW
sandydent User ID: 937394 41978
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2011

"Great recipe. I have made this for years. My best friend has even requested it as her birthday dinner."

MY REVIEW
Mrs. Peters User ID: 264420 16556
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"an excellent chicken dish"

MY REVIEW
Karen J User ID: 1365546 34755
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2009

"This is my husband's favorite meal. He requests this often for his birthday."

Loading Image