Chicken Cordon Bleu
 
Ingredients
  • 2 boneless, skinless whole chicken breasts
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 slices cooked ham, cut in halves
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese, cut in halves
  • ½ cup plain flour
  • ⅔ c fine dry bread crumbs (I like Panko)
  • ¼ cup butter
Instructions
  1. Place each chicken breast half between sheets of waxed paper. Flatten to ¼" thick, using a rolling pin. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine egg and milk. Brush both sides of chicken with milk mixture. Place a piece of ham and cheese in center of each chicken piece. Brush tops of cheese slices with milk mixture. Fold chicken in half and secure with toothpicks. Roll chicken breasts in flour, dip in remaining milk mixture and coat with bread crumbs. Cover and chill for one hour. Melt butter in skillet and brown chicken on all sides. Place chicken in a greased baking pan. Bake uncovered at 350 for 40 minutes. Serves 4.
Recipe by An Alli Event at https://www.anallievent.com/the-perfect-valentines-day-dinner-3-in-the-trilogy/