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Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amber Marsalis Young
Added: Saturday, March 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 tbsp. dijon mustard
1 tsp. mayo
1/2 tsp. thyme
3 slices deli style sliced swiss cheese, cut in half
4 slices of ham
1/4 c. seasoned bread crumbs
1 tbsp fancy parmesan shredded cheese
4 tbsp melted margarine or olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Place each chicken breast between two pieces of wax paper. Pound to a 1/4 inch thickness. Spread mustard, mayo down center of each chicken breast; sprinkle with thyme. Top each chicken breast with a half slices of swiss cheese and a slice of ham. Roll up the chicken breast tucking in the ham and cheese to seal. Secure with skewers or toothpicks. Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a small bowl. Brush the chicken with melted margarine or oil and roll in crumb mixture. Place in an 8-by-8 inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 400F oven for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350F and bake for 20 minutes more or until chicken is cooked through. Don't forget to remove toothpicks before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes

 

 

 

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