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Oven baked chicken cordon bleu

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


  • Preheat oven to 200* C (392* F) Fan.
  • Spread the slices of ham on a clean working surface.
  • Add the grated cheese, dividing it equally over each slice and add the basil leaves also.
  • Cut a pocket in each chicken fillet, lengthwise, using a sharp knife.
  • Wrap the slices of ham to enclose the filling in a diagonal manner, and place them in the chicken fillet pockets.
  • In a food processor, add the crackers, slices of bread, butter, mustard, basil leaves, salt and pepper. Beat until you create aromatic breadcrumbs.
  • Transfer to a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, add the flour.
  • In a third bowl, add the eggs, salt and pepper. Whisk to combine.
  • Dredge the chicken fillets in to the bowl with the flour fist.
  • Then coat in to the egg mixture.
  • And last coat in the aromatic breadcrumbs.
  • Make sure to coat the chicken fillets completely with each coating.
  • Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and sprinkle with any remaining breadcrumbs.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • When the fillets are almost ready, prepare the sauce.
  • Combine the tahini, apple juice, lime zest, salt and pepper in a bowl, until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • When the chicken filets are ready, remove from oven and serve with sauce and rocket leaves. 


The secret is to roll the ham, keeping the cheese in the middle. In this way, it will stay in place when it melts! 

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
33 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
36 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
60 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
150 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
11 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
72 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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