This is just one of those recipes that makes a cook feel fancy. It sounds French, it looks pretty, and it smells amazing. Nobody needs to know that it only takes about ten minutes to prep!
Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
6 skinless, boneless thin-cut chicken breasts
6 string cheese sticks
6 slices ham
½ cup butter, melted
1 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Lay out chicken breasts on a clean surface. Place a slice of ham on each piece, then one stick of cheese. Roll the chicken up around cheese and ham, then secure with toothpicks. Dip in melted butter and roll in bread crumbs. Place in a shallow baking dish.
Bake for 40 minutes or until chicken is browned and juices run clear.
Optional, final step: Look upon the oozed-out, crisped cheese upon the pan and rejoice.