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Stuffed Chicken Breasts Cordon Bleu

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

Don’t be fooled by its fancy name—this 5-ingredient dinner couldn’t be easier! Tender chicken breasts get stuffed with chopped ham and shredded Swiss cheese for an unfussy, delicious twist on traditional chicken cordon bleu. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
large boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lb)
1/2
cup shredded Swiss cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup finely chopped ham (2 oz)
3
tablespoons butter, melted
3/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. To form pocket in each chicken breast, cut 3-inch-long slit in thick side of each breast, cutting into breast about 2 inches and to within 1/2 inch of opposite side.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix cheese and ham. Spoon evenly into pockets in chicken; secure openings with toothpicks.
  • 3
    Place melted butter in shallow dish. Place bread crumbs on large plate. Dip each stuffed chicken breast into butter; roll in bread crumbs to coat. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Sprinkle any remaining bread crumbs over chicken.
  • 4
    Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove toothpicks before serving.

Expert Tips

  • You can stuff 1 to 2 thin slices of deli ham in the pocket of each chicken breast in place of the chopped ham.
  • To quickly melt butter, cover and microwave on High about 30 seconds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Trans Fat
1/2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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