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5 from 2 votes

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Crispy and tender chicken with honey ham and gouda cheese served with a delicious parmesan mustard sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: Crispy Chicken Cordon Bleu, Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 592kcal
Author: Julie of


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 slices ham
  • 1/4 cup gouda or 4 slices of swiss cheese
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste

Dijon Parmesan Sauce

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp spicy mustard
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp chives
  • salt to taste


  • Wrap the chicken breasts with plastic and pound it to about 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Smear dijon mustard on only one side of each chicken breast.
  • Place the ham and cheese on top of the chicken breast, enough to cover the top surface of the chicken.
  • With the plastic underneath the chicken breasts, roll the chicken breasts starting from the longer end.
  • Refrigerate the chicken for 15 minutes.
  • Heat some frying oil in a large skillet.
  • Remove the plastic from the chicken and secure the chicken breasts with toothpicks.
  • Coat the chicken in all-purpose flour, removing any excess flour.
  • Dip the chicken in the beaten eggs and then coat the chicken in the breadcrumbs.
  • Fry the chicken for 1-2 minutes on each side and then bake for 12-15 minutes or until done.
  • Remove the toothpicks.
  • To make the sauce, melt some butter in a small skillet.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook for 10 seconds.
  • Add the all-purpose flour and cook for an additional 40 seconds.
  • Add the milk and whisk continuously until it is lump free.
  • Add the dijon mustard, parmesan cheese, chives, and season with salt.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken and enjoy!



Calories: 592kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 1154mg | Potassium: 744mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 336mg | Iron: 3.5mg