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chicken cordon bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 4 chicken breasts pounded down
  • 2 tbsp oilve oil
  • 4 pinches salt & pepper
  • 4 tsp dijon mustard
  • 12 slices black forest ham
  • 8 slices swiss cheese
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs

Creamy Mustard Sauce

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • tbsp dijon mustard
  • 4 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp water


  • Preheat oven to 400°
  • On a sheet pan lay down 4 chicken breasts that are pounded down thinly
  • Coat the chicken in olive oil and add a pinch of salt and pepper to each of the chicken breasts
  • Add a teaspoon of of dijon to each chicken breast and rub it into chicken
  • Lay 3 slices of ham over chicken and then 2 slices of swiss cheese over the ham
  • Sprinkle breadcrumbs over the chicken and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°
  • While chicken is baking in a pot or sauce pan over medium heat add chicken broth and minced garlic. Let simmer 2-3 minutes
  • Whisk in the mustard and cream cheese until fully dissolved into the broth
  • Add the salt, pepper, and lemon juice and let simmer
  • In a small bowl mix together the cornstarch and water till the cornstarch is dissolved
  • Mix in the cornstarch/water mixture to the creamy mustard sauce
  • Let cook another 2-3 minutes and then take off the heat
  • Take the chicken from the oven and pour the creamy mustard sauce on top and enjoy!