Cordon Bleu Recipe
Recipe can be made with Veal or Pork Fillet but we'd like you to try
the Chicken Breast
version, because it is freely available and easy to
Also, if not handled properly, it can be quite tasteless and
dry, but this way, it is succulent and bursting with flavour.
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Try the classic
way first, just to get into
the way of working with
stuffing and then you can experiment with your own variations on the
We like to make a garlic butter stuffing whizzed with roasted
red peppers - a kind of mediterranean Chicken Kiev.
Or a spoonfull
a bit like a blank canvas - you can personalise it any way you like,
but do try the classic way first, you may never want to change it.
for Two People
- Two good sized
chicken breast fillets - skinned.
- Two slices of
ham, we use jamon serrano but
use any ham you like
- Four slices of
good cheese - again we use the manchego cheese but any well
flavoured cheese,such as mature cheddar
- About 2ozs. of
fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
- 2ozs. of
butter and 2Tbs. of olive oil.
- Seasoned flour
- One large egg
and a little milk for egg wash
- Salt and black
each of Tomato Ketchup or Spanish "Tomate Frito" and Horseradish sauce
until evenly combined..... and its ready to serve.
With a meat
, bash the Chicken
Breast out as thinly as you can.
Now - lay half
the jamon and cheese
on your Chicken
And then wrap
it up into a neat parcel.
Roll in the
Flour - then the egg wash and then the breadcrumbs.
Using a non
stick fry pan
your parcels, over medium heat,
in the olive oil
and butter mixture for
- 15 minutes, turning until Golden
Pop them onto a
medium oven for 10 minutes more - just to make sure they are
And there you
have it - Great Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe.
Serve it up on warm plates with a dollop of the sauce on the side.
Goes really well with our baked
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