Plating Grace - Father Leo Feeds - Chicken Cordon Blue

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Number of Servings: 1


  • 1 Chicken Breast
  • 1 slice of ham
  • 1 slice of Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup of All purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup of Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 serving of Minute Rice

Featured in Episode 7 of “Cooking for One”, here is one of the three recipes you can prepare from leftover deli meat.

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Recipe 1 – Chicken Cordon Blue Preparation:
1. Clean and Butterfly chicken breast by removing excess fat
2. Fillet Chicken Breast placing knife at fattest side of breast and slicing through form 2 pieces
3. Place plastic wrap over chicken slices on cutting board and begin pounding forming 2 thin even pieces
4. Season breasts with a pinch of salt and pepper
5. Place a slice of ham in center of breast
6. Place a slice of Swiss cheese over ham
7. Then roll chicken over

Set up egg wash:
1. Beat one egg in bowl and set aside
2. Place ¼ cup of All-purpose flour on plate for dusting
3. Place ¼ cup of Italian Bread crumbs for coating

• Heat 1 Tbsp. of butter melting it in large saute pan over medium heat
• Take and lightly coat chicken breast in flour
• Take and lightly coat chicken breast in egg wash
• Then roll in bed crumbs making sure completely coated
• Place seam side down in heated pan
• Cook approximately 1 to 2 minutes per side.
• While cooking clean work station and wash hands
• Turn chicken to other side and brown
• Then roll in butter and return to seam side down and place in oven for 15 to 20 minutes
• Place Minute Rice in microwave
• Remove chicken from oven and plate over rice