• 14 Ratings

Instead of a plain chicken breast, make dinner a little more special tonight with this chicken cordon bleu recipe. Homemade cordon bleu is a lot easier than you think, too—we'll walk you through it.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare rice mixes according to package directions. Spread cooked rice in the bottom of an ungreased 3-quart baking dish.

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  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan, cook mushrooms, green onions, and garlic in hot butter over medium heat until tender. Stir in the 2 tablespoons flour. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in shredded cheese until melted. If desired, stir in sherry. Spoon sauce over rice; cover and keep warm.

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  • Starting from the thickest side of each chicken breast half, make a horizontal slit to, but not through, the other side. Wrap each stick of cheese in a slice of ham and insert into a slit. Secure with wooden toothpicks. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

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  • Place the 1/3 cup flour in a shallow dish. In a second shallow dish, combine eggs and water. Place panko in a third shallow dish. Dip chicken in flour, shaking off excess; dip in egg, then in panko, turning to coat.

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  • In an extra-large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Cook chicken, half at a time, in hot oil about 4 minutes or until brown on both sides, adding the remaining 2 tablespoons oil with the second batch. Remove toothpicks. Place chicken on top of sauce.

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  • Bake, covered, for 40 to 45 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F). Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

862 calories; 36 g total fat; 15 g saturated fat; 8 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 256 mg cholesterol; 1586 mg sodium. 996 mg potassium; 66 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 68 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 875 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 56 mcg folate; 2 mcg vitamin b12; 394 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Reviews

14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1