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Chicken Cordon Bleu Grilled Cheese from Lemony Thyme

Chicken Cordon Bleu Grilled Cheese Sandwich.  Decadence and delight.

I made a creamy Dijon Herb Spread for the crusty baguette.  Then layered Virginia baked ham, Muenster cheese, and crispy breaded chicken breasts.  Pan grilled the sandwiches with butter.  Stood at the kitchen counter and bite by bite made it disappear.  Oh how I love a grilled cheese sandwich and this one was exceptional.

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If you like our Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich, try our original Chicken Cordon Bleu with Dijon Cream Sauce.  You’ll love it too.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Grilled Cheese Sandwich
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
For Dijon herb spread...
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbl. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. Mrs. Dash garlic & herb seasoning
For Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich...
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • ¼ tsp. Peri Peri or Cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbl. olive oil
  • 4 slices Virginia ham, cut in half
  • 4 slices Muenster cheese, cut in half
  • 8 slices of crusty baguette
  • 2 Tbl. butter
Instructions
  1. Combine Dijon herb spread ingredients and reserve. Combine panko bread crumbs, Peri Peri seasoning and black pepper in a shallow dish and reserve.
  2. Cut chicken breast in half. Pound each half to an even thickness (about ½-inch thick). Dip each chicken piece in beaten egg, then seasoned panko crumbs. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat. Pan fry chicken pieces until golden brown on each side and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Remove and cut each in half.
  3. To assemble sandwiches, spread Dijon herb spread on one side of each slice of baguette. Layer with a piece of Virginia ham, Muenster cheese, half piece of breaded chicken, Muenster cheese, Virginia ham, then top with second piece of baguette. Butter both sides of each sandwich and pan grill until golden brown on each side.

 

 

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