Chicken Cordon Bleu

Yield: 4 servings
Source: unknown
Comments from a CA Kitchen: Great family dish with a gourmet touch!

INGREDIENTS:

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast(s), four 4 oz pieces
3 oz smoked ham, four 3/4 oz slices
3 oz low-fat Swiss cheese, four 3/4 oz slices
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup honey mustard
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs, Italian-style
4 serving olive oil cooking spray, or enough to coat chicken

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray.
  2. Place chicken breasts between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound to 1/4-inch thickness; remove plastic wrap. Arrange 1 slice of ham and 1 slice of cheese on each chicken breast.
  3. Starting from shorter end of chicken, roll up breast into a tight pinwheel. Tuck in ends. Secure with toothpicks.
  4. Place flour, honey mustard and bread crumbs in 3 separate shallow bowls. Add chicken to flour; turn to coat. Transfer chicken to honey mustard; turn to coat. Place chicken in bread crumbs; turn to coat.
  5. Transfer chicken to prepared baking sheet and coat with cooking spray. Bake until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, about 40 minutes. Remove toothpicks and serve.

Healthy Units: 5 per serving

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