Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites

“Found this online -- looks simple to put together and yummy! Original recipe requires frying -- but I wonder if it could not be completly done in the oven. If someone tries this before me and wants to be brave and skip the frying step and bake longer, let me know your changes and I will edit the recipe. Thanks!!”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
12 balls
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the chicken, ham, and egg in a large bowl until well blended.
  3. Gradually add bread crumbs until the mixture loses its stickiness and can be easily formed into balls.
  4. Form the chicken mixture around the cheese cubes, forming 2 inch balls. Place on a plate.
  5. Heat 1 1/2 inches of oil in a deep skillet to 350 degrees. Fry the balls until the outsides are golden brown, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels, and place in baking dish.
  6. Bake in preheated oven until cooked through and cheese is soft, about 20 minutes. Cool briefly before serving.

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