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Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

Amanda Wren-Grimwood
Easy dish of chicken breast filled with ham and cheese and baked with a panko breadcrumb crust
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Swiss
Servings 4
Calories 428 kcal


  • 550 g chicken breast 4 skinless boneless breasts
  • 100 g Emmenthal cheese 4 slices
  • 75 g ham 4 slices
  • 70 g panko breadcrumbs or plain dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 50 g flour plain/all purpose
  • seasoning to taste
  • 2 tbsp parsley fresh and chopped
  • spray oil optional


  • Cut the chicken breast carefully along the length and open it out to form a heart shape.
  • Use a steak tenderiser and  flatten the thicker parts of the chicken so that it's an even thickness.
  • Take a slice of cheese and cut to the length and width of the chicken. Wrap the cheese in the ham length ways and place on one side of the chicken breast.
  • Fold the other side of the chicken on top of the ham parcel, with the ham seem on the inside.
  • Dip the chicken in the flour then the egg and then the panko.
  • Put the chicken on an oven tray and bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.


Calories: 428kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 45gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 164mgSodium: 575mgPotassium: 656mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 477IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 246mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chicken, cordon bleu
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