Grain-Free Chicken Cordon Bleu

Recipe serves 4


8 thin half chicken breasts (4 half chicken breasts can be sliced from end to end to make thin pieces)

1 large egg

About a cup of finely chopped pecans or walnuts

About 3/4 cups of shredded parmesan/Romano or other italian cheese combination, OR 4 slices of provolone

4 slices of ham


Line a baking sheet with parchment paper

Dredge ONE side of chicken in egg and then in nuts

Place 4 pieces of chicken, nut side down, on parchment paper lined baking pan

Top bare side of chicken with cheese

Place a slice of ham on top of the cheese

Cover the cheese and ham with a second piece of chicken, nut side up this time

Bake at 375 for 45 minutes, or until thermometer reads around 160 degrees

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