Chicken Cordon Bleu I

Chicken Cordon Bleu I

World Cuisine European French

This entree is easy and delicious! It's one of my husband's favorites! Try to use the largest chicken breasts you can find so you'll be able to roll them easier.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 419
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 45m


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 7x11 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2   Pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness.
  • 3   Sprinkle each piece of chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Place 1 cheese slice and 1 ham slice on top of each breast. Roll up each breast, and secure with a toothpick. Place in baking dish, and sprinkle chicken evenly with bread crumbs.
  • 4   Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from oven, and place 1/2 cheese slice on top of each breast. Return to oven for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted. Remove toothpicks, and serve immediately.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 19.4g 30%
    Saturated Fat 10.0g  
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 932mg 37%
Potassium 457mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 12.6g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Protein 46.1g 92%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 407IU  
Vitamin C 12mg  
Calcium 379mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 25mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 60mg  
Folate 25mcg