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Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dawn Faucheux - HFE
Added: Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Sliced ham (1-2 Pieces per chicken breast)
Sliced Swiss cheese (1 per chicken breast)
Flour
Bread crumbs (can be seasoned or plain)
1 c. milk
2 eggs
Salt and Pepper to taste
Oil for deep frying

Directions:
Directions:
Pound the chicken breast to an even thicknes with a meat mallot. Lay 1 - 2 pieces of ham and 1 slice of cheese on the chicken. Roll together (may use toothpicks to hold it together or if done ahead of time refrigerate about 1 hour before breading).

Slightly beat eggs and add milk mixing well (set aside). In another bowl, season some flour to taste with salt and pepper. (set aside) In another bowl put your bread crumbs.

When ready to bread the chicken, dip one at a time into the milk wash, then into the seasoned flour, back into the milk wash and then into the bread crumbs.

Heat oil to 350F. Place the chicken into the hot oil and deep fry for about 10 minutes or until golden brown. Drain and serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tip: use one hand to put chicken in the milk wash and another for the dry ingredients.

 

 

 

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