Ham and cheese chicken rolls

When deciding what entrée to make, it can be hard to find one that’s very different yet very tasty. These Ham and Cheese Chicken Rolls are a meal with a difference. They have such a variety of flavours and textures that everybody is sure to be impressed!



4 Boneless and skinless chicken breast, halves

4 Ham slices

4 Swiss cheese, thinly sliced

4 Tbsp all purpose flour

1 dash salt

1 Tsp freashly ground black pepper

½ cup soft bread crumbs

1 egg, beaten

2 ½ Tbsp canola oil

2 Tbsp water or chicken broth

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 - Skin the chicken breasts and pound to ¼ inch between sheets of waxed paper.

- Lay one slice of fully cooked thin ham on chicken, then one slice of swiss cheese.

- Roll up very carefully; secure with wet toothpicks or tie twine around tightly.

- Unwaxed dental floss makes a good tie. Mixi the flour, pepper and salt and dust over the chicken rolls lightly.

- Dip one at a time into the beaten egg.

- Roll in the bread crumbs.

- Heat the oil in a 9 or 10-inch heavy skillet with lid.

- Place the chicken rolls into hot oil, seam side down.

- Fry for about 10 minutes, turning carefully once or twice.

- Add 2 tablespoons of water or chicken broth, cover immediately, and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

- Remove from pan, let stand 3-4 minutes, then carefully remove the toothpicks or twine.

- Serve warm over mashed potato. 

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