Chicken cordon bleu Quick and easy recipe
The chicken cordon bleu it is a chicken or turkey cutlet stuffed with cooked ham and cheese, the name derives from the cooking school where “Le Cordon Bleu” was invented. For the "supermarket" version, simply chop the chicken breast and create flat meatballs with the same contents of the recipe that I propose today, the result is very similar, in the coming days I will also propose the preparation for supermarket.
Ingredients for 4 people
- 8 thin slices of chicken breast
- 4 slices of cooked ham
- 4 slices (or smoked cheese)
- 1 egg
- salt and pepper
- a few flakes of butter
Difficulty: easy Preparation times: 5 minutes Cooking times: 20 minutes
How to make chicken Cordon bleu
Prepare the egg for the breading: beat the egg and add a pinch of salt and pepper
take the first two slices of chicken breast and place them on a plate, put the slices on one ...
and a slice of ham
cover it with the other slice and pass them in the egg
then in the breadcrumbs, pressing well and trying to keep the edges still
do the same procedure for all the slices, arrange the cordon bleu on a baking dish lightly greased with oil, add a few pieces of butter to the surface, bake at 200 ° 20-30 min. keep the cordon bleu warm (if you don't have to eat them immediately) by covering them with aluminum foil, so they will remain soft. Enjoy your meal!
and your BAKED CORDON BLEUs are ready!
WINE PAIRING: Chianti of the Sienese hills
for thewine pairing of this dish I consulted the site: http://www.lavinium.com/italiano/abbina.htm
Enjoy your meal!