Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites Recipe

Ain’t nothing processed about these Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites except the process, which is you making them for all your pals at the Super Bowl party. And if you don’t dig sportsball, then maybe you should just take Sarah’s favorite Bachelor franchise advice: “Trust the process.” And make ’em for everybody at the next Tell-All.


20 mins


25 mins




Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites

  • 2 chicken breasts, tenderized 1/2” thick & cut into 1.5” chunks
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups Panko crumbs (unseasoned)
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Canola oil for frying
  • 11 slices deli ham, cut into 1.5” wide strips
  • 11 slices Swiss cheese, quartered


Dijon Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp Better Than Bouillon
  • 1/2 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites with one Bite being dipped into Dijon Dipping Sauce

Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites

Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites

  1. Season chicken with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. Place flour, eggs, and Panko in separate bowls. Season Panko with 1 Tbsp garlic powder, 1/2 Tbsp onion powder, then 1 tsp each of salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  4. Working one piece of chicken at at time, dredge in flour, then eggs, then Panko. Set dredged pieces on parchment paper.
  5. Add ~1/2″ deep layer of oil in large pan over medium-high to high heat. Working three pieces of chicken at a time, fry on each side for about 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Internal temp should be 165º. When each piece is cooked through, remove from pan to paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  6. Top each chicken piece with one folded strip of ham, then 2 quarters of a cheese slice stacked.
  7. Bake in oven till cheese is fully melted, about 3-4 mins. Remove and skewer each Cordon Bleu bite. Serve immediately with Dijon Dipping Sauce.


Dijon Dipping Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and cream until well-combined. Set aside.
  2. In a small pan, bring butter, broth, and Better Than Bouillon to a simmer. Reduce heat and continue simmering for 2-3 mins.
  3. Stir in the cornstarch/cream mixture then dijon and continue to simmer until desired thickness. Season with pepper and remove from heat. Serve immediately.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites

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