“This is one of my favorite chicken dishes. It's something like chicken corden bleu but much better. A friend's mother was a caterer this was one of her most popular recipes. She says the recipe takes a little time (about an hour or so) but it's well worth it. The dish can be frozen for 2 to 3 months and it gets better when you reheat it.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Open each whole breast so it lies flat. Pound breasts between sheets of waxed paper with a mallet until thin, leaving each whole breast intact.
  2. Arrange opened breasts on a tray, smooth side down. Cut a piece of ham and a piece of cheese the same size as half the breast and arrange on top of it.
  3. Fold breast in half to cover ham and cheese. Seal edges by pounding with mallet. Repeat with remaining breast.
  4. Roll breasts in 2 tablespoons of flour to coat, shake off excess.
  5. Heat 2 tablespoons of butter and the oil in a 10-inch skillet.
  6. Add chicken breasts; cook until underside is golden brown.
  7. Turn and cook other side 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Place breasts on a platter and keep warm in a low oven.
  9. Add mushrooms, shallots to skillet in which chicken cooked; cook until tender and lightly browned.
  10. Add tomatoes and wine; simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  11. Stir in heavy cream; cook until reduced by half. Remove from heat.
  12. In a 1 quart saucepan melt remaining butter over low heat.
  13. Stir in the remaining flour with a wire whisk; blend well.
  14. Add light cream; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and smooth.
  15. Add salt and pepper.
  16. Gradually add sauce to tomato mixture in the skillet and cook over low heat until heated through.
  17. Pour sauce over chicken and sprinkle with chopped parsley.

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