Chicken Cordon Bleu with Fresh Goat Cheese Recipe

Chicken Cordon Bleu with Fresh Goat Cheese Recipe


Total Time:

1 hour 20 minutes(Cooking)

Servings:

4

Ingredients

11 ozgoat cheese log
46 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
4 slicesserrano ham
1 tbspfresh parsley, chopped
1 cupall purpose flour
3eggs
2 tbspmilk
2 cupsbreadcrumbs
2 cupsvegetable oil
salt
pepper

Preparation

  1. Place chicken breast flat on a cutting board. Using a sharp knife, about 1/3 of the way down the thick side, cut a deep pocket horizontally into the center of the meat about 3/4 of the way down. Be careful not to cut through to the other side. Repeat with the remaining breasts.
  2. Season each pocket with salt and pepper.
  3. Place a slice of ham in each pocket.
  4. Cut the goat cheese log in quarters. Wrap each cheese slice with ham. Place each wrapped quarter into each pocket that was made in the chicken breasts.
  5. Wrap each stuffed chicken breast and place in refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 350F.
  7. Using 3 shallow containers: flour in the first one, eggs and milk in the second, and breadcrumbs in the third one.
  8. Dredge each of the stuffed chicken breasts in flour, then egg wash and then breadcrumbs.
  9. In a large, oven-proof skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and sear until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
  10. Place the pan in the oven and bake in the oven until the chicken is cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes.
  11. Split each chicken breast in half and serve

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