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easy chicken cordon bleu

Recipe by
Bill Wesley
The Villages, FL

This is an old recipe - one of which I relied on in my early bachelor days. I would invite a date to my home for dinner. They were probably expecting frozen pizza or oatmeal and were pleasantly surprised. Easy and delicious recipe.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For easy chicken cordon bleu

  • 4
    half chicken breasts
  • 4 slice
    ham (i like black forest ham)
  • 4 slice
    cheese (swiss guyere is best)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 bunch
    chopped parsley

How To Make easy chicken cordon bleu

  • 1
    Flatten the chicken breasts (between sheets of wax paper or clear wrap) with the flat side of a knife or with a bottle.
  • 2
    Top each breast with the cheese and then the ham. Secure with toothpicks.
  • 3
    In Skillet, brown chicken in the butter (chicken side down) for approximately 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Stir in soup and the milk. Cover and cook over low heat for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • 5
    Plate and top with the chopped parsley.