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Chicken Stuffed with Ham and Cheese

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2.89 out of 1616 votes

Course: Main course

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 large chicken breasts, skinned and boned
  • salt and black pepper
  • 4 slices gruyère
  • 4 slices ham
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 100g dried breadcrumbs
  • vegetable for deep fat frying
  • flat leaf parsley sprigs
  • 1 lemon

Recipe Instructions

- Slice the chicken breasts in half and season. Lay the cheese slices onto four pieces, top each wit ha slice of ham and cover with the remaining chicken halves. Secure with cocktail sticks.
- Put the flour on a plate. Break the egg into a shallow bowl and beat lightly with a fork. Put the dried breadcrumbs int oanother shallow bowl.
- Dip the chicken in the flour and shake off any excess. Dip in the beaten egg, then roll in the breadcrumbs, making sure that each chicken piece is completely covered. Pat the crumbs in well.
- Heat the oil for deep-fat frying to 190 degrees celcius.. Deep fry the chicken (in two batches if necessary) for about 8 minutes or until cooked through. Remove from the oil; drain on kitchen towels.
- Leave the parsely sprigs whole or finely cop. Cut the lemon into wedges. Garnish the chicken with the parsely and the lemon wedges.

Entered by: Chris Entered: 04/11/2008

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