Fabulous Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Background and History

The Fabulous Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole pays homage to the classic French dish, Chicken Cordon Bleu, renowned for its sophisticated layers of ham, Swiss cheese, and succulent chicken. This casserole adaptation simplifies the preparation while preserving the exquisite flavors, offering a delightful twist on a culinary masterpiece.


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

8 slices ham

8 slices Swiss cheese

1 cup breadcrumbs

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 cup milk

1 cup chicken broth

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup unsalted butter

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


Preheat Oven

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Prepare Chicken

Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. In a skillet, cook chicken until browned on both sides. Remove from heat.

Layer Casserole

In a greased baking dish, layer cooked chicken breasts with slices of ham and Swiss cheese.

Make Sauce

In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour to create a roux. Gradually whisk in milk and chicken broth until the mixture thickens. Season with salt and pepper.

Pour Sauce Over Chicken

Pour the sauce over the layered chicken, ham, and cheese in the baking dish.

Add Breadcrumbs

In a bowl, mix breadcrumbs and grated Parmesan. Sprinkle this mixture over the casserole.


Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top is golden brown, and the casserole is bubbly.

Garnish and Serve

Remove from the oven, garnish with chopped parsley, and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

(Per Serving – based on 4 servings)

Calories: ~550

Protein: 45g

Fat: 25g

Carbohydrates: 35g

Fiber: 2g


Customize with Dijon mustard for an extra layer of flavor.

Serve over rice or with a side of steamed vegetables for a complete meal.

Make sure to properly brown the chicken for enhanced flavor.

Allergy Warning

Verify the ingredients in ham, cheese, and breadcrumbs for potential allergens.

Adjust the recipe to accommodate lactose intolerance if necessary.

Use gluten-free alternatives if you have gluten allergies.

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