Cordon Bleu is a Swiss dish of meat wrapped around cheese (or with cheese filling), then breaded and pan-fried or deep-fried.

Chicken Cordeon Bleu – Ingredients

  1. Chicken Breast (skinless and boneless) – 300 Grams
  2. Five Cheese Slices
  3. Five Chicken Ham (Thin Slices) –
  4. Maida – 1 Cup
  5. Egg – 2 Beaten Egg
  6. Bread Crumbs – 1 Cup
  7. A greased baking dish
  8. Butter – 5 Tbsp
  9. Chicken Stock- 1 Cup
  10. Cream – 1 Cup
  11. Garlic Paste – 1 Tsp
  12. Salt – As per your requirement
  13. Black Pepper Powder – Half Tsp
  14. Dried Oregano – Half Tsp
  15. Fresh Oregano – 2 Tbsp

How to make Chicken Cordeon Bleu

  1. Slit the chicken breasts, lenghtwise and pound to 1/8 inch thickness and sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Keeping the smooth side down, place the a slice of ham over each chicken breast and then a slice of cheese.
  3. Next, Roll up each breast using toothpicks to secure if necessary.
  4. Dredge each in flour, shake off excess, then roll again in egg and finally in bread-crumbs.
  5. Place seam side down in the baking dish. Place one tbsp of butter on each piece of chicken.
  6. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes or till the juices run clear.
  7. Side by side, in a saucepan, combine chicken stock and whipping cream.
  8. Garnish with salt, pepper, garlic and oregano.
  9. Simmer on low and keep stirring till it becomes thick.
  10. Pour it over the chicken and serve hot.

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