Chicken Cordon Bleu [simple]

Easy chicken cordon bleu recipe that’s ready in under an hour!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 cups croutons, crushed
  • 1/4  cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 egg whites, whisked
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 12 slices of smoked ham, thinly sliced
  • 12 Swiss cheese slices, thinly sliced
  • honey mustard dressing, topping

Directions:

  1. Wash and pat dry chicken breasts.
  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over chicken; set aside.
  3. Combine seasoned crouton crumbs and parmesan cheese in a large zip-top plastic bag.
  4. Whisk together egg whites and water in a shallow bowl.
  5. Dip chicken in egg white mixture, and drain.
  6. Place 1 breast half in bag; seal and shake to coat.
  7. Preheat oven to 450F.
  8. Remove and transfer to a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined baking sheet, and repeat with remaining chicken.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes or until chicken is done.
  10. Top each breast half with 2 ham slices and 2 cheese slices.
  11. Bake 5 more minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with honey mustard dressing drizzled on top lightly.


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