Chicken Cordon Bleu

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Chicken


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 4 thin slices fully cooked ham
  • 4 thin slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 bacon strips
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan


  1. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/8-inch thickness; spread butter on the insides. Sprinkle with thyme. Top with a slice each of ham and Swiss cheese; roll up tightly. Wrap each with 2 slices of bacon and secure with toothpicks.

  2. In a small bowl, beat the eggs and milk. Place flour in another bowl. Combine the bread crumbs, garlic powder, oregano and Parmesan. Dip each chicken breast into the egg mixture; dip into flour to coat. Dip each again into egg mixture, then coat with crumbs.

  3. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 40-45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.

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