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Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marj Moritz

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (8 ounces each)
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon dried thyme
4 thin slices fully cooked ham
4 thin slices Swiss cheese
8 bacon strips
2 large eggs
cup 2% milk
cup all-purpose flour
cup dry bread crumbs
teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/8-in. thickness; spread butter on the insides. Sprinkle with thyme. Top with a slice of ham and cheese; roll up tightly. Wrap each with 2 slices of bacon and secure with toothpicks.
2. In a small bowl, beat eggs and milk. Place flour in another bowl. Combine the bread crumbs, garlic powder, oregano and cheese. Dip each chicken breast into egg mixture; dip into flour to coat. Dip each again into egg mixture, then coat with crumbs.
3. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half : 654 calories, 27g fat (11g saturated fat), 280mg cholesterol, 961mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 70g protein.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The addition of bacon in this cordon bleu recipe makes it one of my favorite comforting recipes. I've made it for both friends and family, and everyone's a fan.

 

 

 

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