Chicken Cordon Bleu with Green Chile!

Chicken Cordon Bleu with…. wait for it… Green Chile!

This amazing recipe is from our new friend Andrea at New Mexican Foodie, her web address is www.newmexicanfoodie.com.  Please to enjoy!

Ingredients:

4 chicken breasts boneless and skinless
1/4 tsp salt
4 slices swiss cheese
4 slices cooked deli ham
1/4 cup chopped hatch green chile
1 egg
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour
2 cups milk
3 tbsp dijon mustard
1/4 cup chopped hatch green chile
1/3 cup parmesan cheese shredded
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.  Cut a slit into the center of each chicken breast. Stuff each with one slice swiss cheese, one slice ham, and 1 tbsp of green chile. Close with one or two toothpicks.

Whisk an egg in a bowl. Add breadcrumbs to another bowl. Dredge stuffed chicken breasts in the egg, then coat it in breadcrumbs. Place on baking sheet and repeat for remaining chicken breasts.

Bake in preheated oven for 30 – 35 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.

Meanwhile, melt butter over medium heat. Sprinkle in flour and whisk until no clumps remain. Slowly pour in milk, whisking constantly. Add in dijon mustard and 1/4 cup chopped green chile and bring to a boil. Simmer for 2 minutes, then add shredded parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper, to taste. Remove from heat.

When chicken is cooked, serve over rice, potatoes, or noodles, and top with green chile and dijon sauce.

Recipe posted from New Mexican Foodie

https://www.newmexicanfoodie.com/pollo-cordon-bleu/

Click here to go to the Green Chile Page

 

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