Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu
Easy dish of chicken breast filled with ham and cheese and baked with a panko breadcrumb crust
- 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