Healthy Chicken Cordon Bleu

Prep Time: 15 minutes    Total Time: 1 hour    Servings: 4

This recipe is gluten-free, and an easy version of the dish you love, plus healthier for you too! Yum!


For the Chicken Cordon Bleu:

1.25 pounds chicken breasts, butterflied (2 to 3 chicken breasts)

1.25 teaspoons kosher salt, divided

3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided

6 slices cooked ham (thinly cut, or lunchmeat)

6 slices Swiss cheese

1 whole egg, whisked

1 cup pork rind crumbs 

1.5 teaspoons garlic powder

1.5 teaspoons onion powder

1 teaspoon dried parsley

For the Dijon Sauce:

4 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1/4 cup white wine

6 tablespoons Dijon mustard

3 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese

1/8 teaspoon xanthan gum, (optional to thicken the sauce, add slowly)

salt and pepper to taste


fresh parsley to garnish


For the Chicken:

Dip chicken cutlets in the beaten egg, then in the mixture of flour, parmesan, herbs, and spices.

Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat, then fry the chicken on both sides until golden brown, remove them from the pan and set aside.

In the same pan, add more olive oil, then fry the shallots until translucent.

Add the garlic and sun-dried tomatoes to the pan, then stir in the tomato puree and cook for a minute.

For the Sauce:

Pour in the cream, parmesan cheese, and chicken broth. then let simmer until it lightly thickens.

Add the baby spinach to the pan and cook until wilted.

Return the chicken cutlets to the pan, gently placeing them into the sauce.

Simmer the chicken in the sauce for a couple of minutes to allow the flavors to mix.

Garnish the with parsley and serve the chicken with creamy sauce over rice or pasta. Enjoy!

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