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Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu - grilling adds a smoky flavor that compliments the traditional flavors. {The Girl Who Ate Everything}

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu

This Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu is a twist on the classic dish. Grilling the chicken adds a smoky flavor that complements the ham and cheese. The chicken is brushed with a Dijon mustard glaze that pulls the whole dish together.

Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 thin slices deli ham
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese

Glaze:

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat a grill to medium heat and oil grates well.
  2. Using a knife, make a pocket in the thick part of the chicken breast extending the length of the chicken breast without cutting through the sides or the bottom.
  3. Layer a slice of ham and cheese together and roll it up. Stick the roll in the pocket of the chicken. Repeat with the remaining breasts.
  4. For the Glaze: In a small bowl, mix the Dijon mustard, honey, olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper.
  5. Brush the mixture generously on both sides of each chicken breast. Grill chicken for 8-10 minutes per side or until chicken is done, basting occasionally with the remaining glaze while cooking.