Chef’s Nectar, ” Chicken Corden Bleu”


Chicken Corden Bleu

Classic Chicken Cordon Bleu is breaded stuffed cheese with bacon and then fried. Then will bake into a beautiful, golden, and crispy piece of meat that’s perfectly swirled on the inside. It left us mesmerized.

Ingredients for the Chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 8 slices deli ham
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 nos large eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp dried oregano 
  • For the sauce
  • 4 tbsp butter 
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk 
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese 

Method for making the chicken

  1. Preheat oven to 400° and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Place a chicken breast between two pieces of plastic wrap on a cutting board and flatten to a ¼” thickness with a meat mallet or rolling pin. Top chicken with 2 slices of cheese, then 2 slices of ham. Starting at the top of the breast, roll up tightly and secure with toothpicks. Repeat with remaining chicken breasts.
  2. Place flour, eggs, and panko in three shallow bowls. Season flour with salt and pepper. Add melted butter and oregano to panko and mix until incorporated.
  3. Working with one at a time, roll chicken first in flour, then eggs, then panko mixture, pressing to coat. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake until golden and cooked through, 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile make sauce: In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and stir until golden, 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk, then add mustard. Let simmer until thickened, 5 minutes. Add Parmesan and stir until melted. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Remove toothpicks from chicken and serve hot garnished with your choice of salad and sauce.

Please Note

One of the classic dish, you can give any shape as per your preferences, love to have it with extra bowl of cheese.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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