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Chicken Cordon Bleu
Submitted by:  Kiersten
    

 

 
  Prep Time: approx. 10 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 35 Minutes
 

" This entree is easy and delicious! It's one of my husband's favorites! Try to use the largest chicken breasts you can find so you'll be able to roll them easier. "
 
Ingredients
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices ham
  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
   
Directions
1  

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 7 x 11 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

2  

Pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness.

3  

Sprinkle each piece of chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Place 1 cheese slice and 1 ham slice on top of each breast. Roll up each breast, and secure with a toothpick. Place in baking dish, and sprinkle chicken evenly with bread crumbs.

4  

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from oven, and place 1/2 cheese slice on top of each breast. Return to oven for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted. Remove toothpicks, and serve immediately.

 
 
Makes 4 servings

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 4
amount per serving
Calories 410  
Protein 46g
Total Fat 18g
Sodium 1119mg
Cholesterol 122mg
Carbohydrates 12g
Fiber 1g