Skinny Chicken Cordon Bleu

Skinny Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 374.6
  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 161.9 mg
  • Sodium: 693.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 55.0 g

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Introduction

Chicken Cordon Bleu is elegant enough to serve for for company yet simple enough to please any palate, especially picky family members.Traditionally when ordered in a restaurant, this dish is fried. Baking them works just fine and no one will noticed you used reduced fat Swiss. Enjoy! Chicken Cordon Bleu is elegant enough to serve for for company yet simple enough to please any palate, especially picky family members.Traditionally when ordered in a restaurant, this dish is fried. Baking them works just fine and no one will noticed you used reduced fat Swiss. Enjoy!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    cooking spray
    12 thin sliced (36 oz total) skinless boneless chicken breasts, 3 oz each
    salt and fresh cracked pepper
    1 large egg
    2 large egg whites
    1 tbsp water
    1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
    1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
    5 oz (6 slices) thinly sliced lean deli ham, sliced in half
    6 slices (4.4 oz) Sargento reduced fat Swiss cheese, cut in half

Directions

Preheat oven to 450. Spray a large non-stick baking sheet with cooking spray.

Wash and dry the chicken cutlets; lightly pound the chicken to make thinner and lightly season with salt and black pepper.

Lay the chicken on a working surface and place a slice of ham on top of the chicken, then the cheese and roll, setting them aside seam side down.

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs and egg whites along with water to make an egg wash.

In another medium bowl, combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.

Dip the chicken into the egg wash, then into the breadcrumbs.

Place chicken onto the baking sheet seem side down. Spray the top of the chicken with more cooking spray and bake about 25 minutes, or until until cooked.

Serving Size: Makes 6 servings of 2 pieces

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ELMOYCOOKIE.

Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Easy and a hit w/the family. - 6/18/20


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    yum - 7/28/19


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    Very Good
    great - 11/16/17


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    Incredible!
    Very easy and very good! Didn't understand why the recipe called for 12 chicken breasts, that may have been a mistake. I used 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, followed the prep instructions then baked them at 350 for 45 minutes and it was perfect. - 10/31/17


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    Incredible!
    This turned out great! Juicy and cheesey! - 10/11/17