Chicken cordon bleu

Recipe from: 6/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
chicken cordon bleu

Ingredients 8
Servings 6
Time 15 mins


  • 6
    chicken breast fillets
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 6
    slices cooked ham
  • 12
    slices Colchester cheese
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 30
  • 190
    dried breadcrumbs
  • 65


30 mins
Season chicken with salt and pepper and make a slit on the side of each fillet. Place one slice of ham and two slices of cheese in each slit and secure with a toothpick. Dip chicken fillets in the beaten egg and coat them in the breadcrumbs. Refrigerate for one hour. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry chicken fillets for 10 to 15 minutes on either side, or until crisp, golden, and cooked through. Serve with fried chips or baked potatoes and a salad.

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