Chicken Cordon Bleu

1
Doreen Fish

By
@dfish

This is a very easy recipe that looks like it was prepared by a master chef.....another one of my company dishes....I served it to friends a while ago and her husband loved it so much he ran out to M&M's to get a frozen prepared version and was very disappointed!!!
Been making this for a long time....its a classic!!
Hope you all like it!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 2
    large chicken breasts, skinned, boned and halved
  • 8 Tbsp
    butter
  • 4
    shallots, minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    dry white wine...i use cooking wine
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried bread crumbs
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 4
    slices swiss cheese
  • 4
    thin slices ham, regular or prosciutto
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • ·
    bread crumbs for dredging

How to Make Chicken Cordon Bleu

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute shallots in 3 tbsps butter for 5 mins.
    Pour in the wine and stir in 2 tbsps bread crumbs.
    Remove from heat.
    Place chicken breasts between 2 pieces of wax paper and pound to flatten.Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
    Spread shallot mixture evenly on chicken pieces. Top each chicken piece with a slice of cheese and ham.Roll up chicken and secure with a toothpick.
  2. Melt the 5 remaining tablespoons of butter and blend with lemon juice. Roll chicken in butter and lemon and dredge in bread crumbs. Place in a buttered dish and bake at 350 for 35 - 40 mins

    I serve this with a salad and tasty rice.

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About Chicken Cordon Bleu

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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