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Open-face Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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Added: Sunday, May 27, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 chicken cutlets (1 pound total; about 1/4 inch thick)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
8 spinach leaves, trimmed
4 thin slices boiled ham (2 ounces)
3 ounces Gruyère, coarsely grated (1 cup)
preparation

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat broiler. Pat chicken dry and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat butter in a flameproof 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until foam subsides.

Sauté chicken in butter, without turning, until cooked through and undersides are golden, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and turn chicken over, then top each cutlet with 2 spinach leaves, 1 slice ham (folding it to fit), and 1/4 cup cheese.

Broil 3 inches from heat until cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes.

 

 

 

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