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Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Makes

2 servings

This chicken cordon bleu is a great, fast dinner for two. It's easy to fix and makes an elegant entree. — Betty Palmesino, Phoenix, Arizona
Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 slices deli ham
  • 2 slices Gruyere or Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; top each with ham and cheese. Roll up and tuck in ends; secure with toothpicks.
  2. Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, salt and paprika. Dip chicken in butter then roll in crumb mixture.
  3. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Discard toothpicks.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 441 calories, 23g fat (13g saturated fat), 157mg cholesterol, 792mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 46g protein.

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