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Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu

Baked chicken cordon bleu is crispy on the outside while tender and juicy on the inside. Make this recipe for a delicious dinner in just under an hour!
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Keyword chicken Cordon Bleu
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 641kcal
Author Jen

Ingredients

CHICKEN

  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 4 tbsp melted Butter
  • 4 slice Deli Ham
  • 4 slice Swiss Cheese

SAUCE

  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/8 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Lightly spray a 9X13" baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Butterfly chicken breasts to create a pocket in each.
  • In a medium bowl combine bread crumbs and melted butter. Stir to mix.
  • Sprinkle about 1/4 of the bread crumb mixture in prepared dish.
  • Lay the cut chicken breasts in prepared dish.
  • Open each breast an place slice of ham and slice of cheese. Close fold.
  • Sprinkle remaining bread crumb mixture over the top.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes until internal temperature 165.
  • Start sauce whrn chicken is nearly complete.
  • In a medium pan, over medium heat, melt butter.
  • Whisk in flour, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes to make a roux.
  • Gradually add the milk while whisking constantly.
  • Add in the onion powder and garlic powder.
  • Whisk mixture constantly for sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat and add Worcestershire sauce, Dijon and Parmesan cheese.
  • Stir until the cheese melts.
  • Reduce heat.
  • Plate each chicken breast serving and drizzle with warm sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 641kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 1135mg | Potassium: 666mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 914IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 406mg | Iron: 2mg