Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes

Préparation : 10 minutes
Cuisson : 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

If you don't have clarified butter, substitute equal parts oil and butter.

For 4 servings

- 4 thick chicken breasts or escalopes
- 4 slices of ham
- 4 slices of Gruyere or Emmenthal cheese

- 250 ml (1 cup) bread crumbs
- 2 eggs
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) flour

Clarified butter
- 250 g (8 oz.) butter
  1. Prepare the clarified butter.
  2. Butterfly each chicken breasts, i.e., slice it horizontally almost all the way through so that you can open it up like a book.
  3. Place the opened breasts between 2 sheets of parchment paper and flatten them slightly.
  4. On each escalope, place a slice of ham and a slice of cheese; roll up into a sausage shape.
  5. Bread each breast by dipping first in flour, then in beaten egg, then bread crumbs.
  6. Cook in a skillet in clarified butter over medium heat for 8-10 minutes on each side.
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