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healthy Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 4

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 4 oz uncured ham no sugar listed in ingredients
  • 4 oz swiss cheese grated

Breading

  • 1/2 cup 100% whole grain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Egg Wash

  • 2 egg
  • 1 Tbsp water

Instructions

Chicken

  • Using a meat mallet or a rolling pin, flatten chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thick. Place 1 one ounce slice of ham on each chicken breast. Top each piece of ham with 1 oz grated cheese. Roll up and set aside, seam side down.

Egg Wash

  • Mix eggs and water until well blended. Place in a shallow dish, and set aside.

Breading

  • Combine breadcrumbs, parmesan, salt, pepper, and garlic. Place in a shallow dish, and set aside.

Assembly

  • Dip stuffed chicken breasts into egg wash, taking care to coat all sides, then dredge into breading. Place seam side down in a glass baking dish. Bake at 450 for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.

Notes

For gluten free, choose gluten free bread (about 2 slices), and pulse in a food processor until crumbly.
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