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Chicken Cordon Bleu

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  Chicken breasts 4
  Chopped cooked ham 4 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Grated swiss cheese 4 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Garlic clove 1 Small
  White wine 2 Tablespoon
  Seasoned flour 4 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 Large
  Oil 2 Fluid Ounce
  Dried white breadcrumbs 3 Ounce
  Butter 2 1⁄2 Ounce

1) With skin side downwards, place 4 chicken breasts, and with a sharp knife cut a shallow slit down centre of each without cutting through to skin.
2) Then cut shallow pockets on either side of these slits.
3) Crush the garlic.

4) Mix ham and cheese with crushed garlic and a little white wine to moisten.
5) Season well the ham-cheese mixture well.
6) Fill into pockets in chicken breasts and seal slit with the small finger-shaped fillet which is attached to each breast.
7) Keep in fridge to chill for thirty minutes.
8) Season the flour and coat chicken pieces well in it.
9) Brush carefully with egg beaten with 1 teaspoon of oil, and roll in breadcrumbs.
10) Heat oil, and add butter. When foaming, fry chicken breasts until tender, golden brown and crisp all over.
11) Drain on paper towel.

12) Serve the chicken with asparagus spears or broccoli, and a party salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2531 Calories from Fat 1297

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 147 g226%

Saturated Fat 56.6 g283.2%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 813.3 mg271.1%

Sodium 1575.3 mg65.6%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.9%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 196 g391.7%

Vitamin A 49.8% Vitamin C 15.6%

Calcium 58.2% Iron 67%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe