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Keto Chicken Cordon Bleu {gluten free}

A gluten free, keto twist on a classic Chicken Cordon Bleu
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Course Chicken, Dinner, Main Course
Servings 4 servings
Calories 551 kcal


  • 4 4oz chicken breasts 2 8oz breasts cut inn half lengthwise works perfectly
  • 4 slices deli ham Boar's Head maple glazed honey coat ham is my favorite
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch or xanthan gum


  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Season both sides of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste
  • Place seasoned chicken on a greased baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes per side, until no longer pink inside
  • While chicken is baking, make the sauce by melting butter in a medium saucepan and stirring in the heavy cream
  • Add the parmesan cheese, black pepper, dijon mustard, and cornstarch (or xanthan gum), and stir until cheese has melted and sauce has thickened
  • After chicken has baked, turn oven broiler to high 
  • Top each cooked chicken breast with one slice of ham and one slice of Swiss cheese
  • Place back in oven under broiler until cheese has melted
  • Remove from oven and top with sauce
  • Serve immediately
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days
  • Pairs well with Green Beans Almondine or Keto Green Beans 


Serving: 1chicken breastCalories: 551kcalCarbohydrates: 2.3gProtein: 38.1gFat: 44.7gCholesterol: 201.3mgSodium: 398.2mgSugar: 0.8g
Keyword chicken cordon bleu, gluten free chicken recipe, keto chicken recipe
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