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Chicken Cordon Bleu

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4 ea Boneless Chicken Breasts
4 ea Swiss Cheese slices, thin
1/2 t Salt
1/4 t Allspice
1/2 c Cracker crumbs, crushed
2 T Water
4 ea Ham slices, thin
2 T Flour
1/4 t Pepper
1 ea Egg, slightly beaten
3 T Shortening


Wash and dry chicken breast, slit one side open to form a pocket for the ham and cheese.

Place one slice of ham and one of the cheese into the pocket. Secure with wooden

toothpicks. Mix salt, pepper, flour and allspice. Coat chicken with the mixture. Dip

breasts into the beaten egg, and then into the cracker crumbs. Melt shortening in a large

skillet (cast iron best) and brown the breasts. Reduce heat and add water, cover and cook

until done, about 45 minutes. Remove the cover during the last 2 or 3 minutes to crisp the


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