Chicken Cordon Bleu

A traditional French classic, this Chicken Cordon Bleu is a lot easier than it appears.

chicken cordon bleuServe on a bed of couscous with slivered almonds and dried cranberries along with asparagus and tomatoes for a complete meal.

Chicken Cordon Bleu


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place 1 slice of cheese and ham on top of each breast.
  5. Roll up and secure with a toothpick. Coat with bread crumbs.
  6. Place in a greased baking dish.
  7. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink.
  8. Remove toothpicks, and serve immediately.

chicken cordon bleu

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