Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

Melissa Anderson

By
@catgirl1954

Great holiday chicken recipe and quick too.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

7 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

6 medium
sized, skinless and boneless chicken breasts
1 lb
swiss cheese, cut into slices
1 lb
cooked ham from the deli, sliced thin or lunchmeat
3 Tbsp
flour
1 tsp
paprika
6 Tbsp
butter or light butter
1/2 c
dry white wine
1
chicken bouillon cube
1 Tbsp
arrowroot
1 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
If you chicken breast are thick, place them between sheet of wax paper and pound them to about 1/4-inch thickness with a wooden mallet or rolling pin. Lay the breast flat, and place slices of cheese and ham on them, distributing evenly, Fold breasts over and secure ends with toothpicks
2
In the shallow soup bowl, combine flour and paprika and blend will. Dip chicken pieces in flour/spice mixture to coat on both sides.
3
Heat butter in large skillet over medium-high heat, and cook the chicken pieces in the butter until browned on both sides, about 3 minutes a side .
Transfer the pieces with a slotted spoon to slow cooker. In the butter and juices in the add wine and bouillon cube and stir until cube in dissolved in the slow cooker.
4
Cover and cook on Low for 5 to 7 hours on High for 2 to 3 hours. Chicken should be cooked through and tender. Transfer chicken to warm plate and cover with foil while you make the sauce.
5
Turn the slow cooker on High to heat the juices. In a measuring cup mix the arrowroot and heavy cream until blended. Add a large spoonful of the juice to the cream mixture and stir, then pour the cream mixture into the slow cooker. Stir thoroughly and continue stir while sauce thicken about 5 minutes. Serve the sauce over the chicken.
6
Can skip the sauce if you don't want have sauce over the chicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy