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Recipe of Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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Chicken breast rolled with a slice of ham and cheese, dipped in egg and bread crumbs, baked just right.


  • 4 chicken breast - skinless and boneless
  • 4 slices cheese
  • 4 thin slices of ham
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour/maida
  • 1 egg - beaten
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • A greased baking dish
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup chicken broth/stock
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • Salt
  • Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano/2 tbsp fresh oregano

How to Make Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu

  1. Slit the chicken breasts, lenghtwise and pound to 1/8 inch thickness.
  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. Keeping the smooth side down, place the a slice of ham over each chicken breast and then a slice of cheese.
  4. Roll up each breast using toothpicks to secure if necessary.
  5. Dredge each in flour, shake off excess, then roll again in egg and finally in bread-crumbs.
  6. Place seam side down in the baking dish. Place one tbsp of butter on each piece of chicken.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes or till the juices run clear.
  8. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine broth and whipping cream.
  9. Season with salt, pepper, garlic and oregano.
  10. Simmer on low and keep stirring till it becomes thick.
  11. Pour it over the chicken and serve.