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Rita's Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Damara Knorr

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 whole medium chicken breasts
8 oz. pkg Swiss cheese slices
6 oz. sliced cooked ham
3 tbsp. flour
1 tsp. paprika
6 tbsp. butter
1 c. water
1 cube chicken bouillon
1 c. heavy whipping cream
1 tbsp. cornstarch

Directions:
Directions:
Spread chicken breast flat, pound out slightly, place cheese and ham inside chicken and fold over, securing with toothpicks. Mix flour and paprika and coat chicken. Melt butter in large skillet and brown chicken on all sides. Add water and bouillon, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 30 minutes until tender. Remove chicken with slotted spoon onto warm platter, remove toothpicks. Blend cream and cornstarch until smooth, stir gradually into pan drippings, stir constantly until thickened, pour over chicken.

 

 

 

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