Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

by Michele Ow

Chicken Cordon Bleu, a classic Swiss dish of chicken breast stuffed with ham and cheese.

Cuisine : European Course : Main Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 35 mins Cook : 15 mins Ready in : 50 mins Serves : 2 Servings


  • ½ Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
  • 1 Ham Slice
  • Lemon Juice
  • Shredded Gruyere Cheese
  • ½ cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Cup Seasoned Panko
This photo is from my book 101 Chicken recipes availabe at


  1. Clean chicken breast and lay between 2 sheets of cling film and beat with mallet’s flat side until ¼ inch thick.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Squeeze some lemon juice.
  4. Lay shredded Emmental cheese and ham, roll it tightly and wrap back into cling film.
  5. Allow to rest 20 minutes in the fridge.
  6. Lightly unwrap and coat in plain flour.
  7. Dip into lightly beaten egg.
  8. Roll into panko (optional parsley flakes)
  9. Fry in griddle pan until brown.
  10. Place pan in oven for 8 minutes.
  11. Cover with foil while resting – rest for minimum 5 minutes.
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