This Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu is simple and delicious. Chicken breast is stuffed with cheese and ham then coated in panko before baking

Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

This baked chicken cordon bleu stuffs delicious chicken breasts that have been seasoned with dried thyme with slices of ham instead of cheese
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu, Chicken Cordon Bleu, how to make chicken cordon bleu
Servings: 6
Calories: 378kcal


  • 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
  • ½ cup Seasoned breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup Grated parmesan cheese
  • 5 oz. 6 slices thinly sliced lean deli ham, sliced in half
  • 4.4 oz. 6 slices Reduced fat Swiss cheese, cut in half


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. 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.

Air Fryer

  • Follow steps above 1 through 6.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400F. Spray both sides of the chicken with oil. Cook, in two batches 12 minutes turning halfway.


Serving: 2 pieces

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories378
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Sodium 813mg 34%
    • Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
      • Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
      • Sugars 1g
    • Protein 55g 111%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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