Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Chicken rolls “Cordon Blue” with bechamel sauce - a great dish for a festive table and a daily meal! It is cooked simply and quickly, it turns out juicy, but also a thick bechamel sauce - you will lick your fingers! With mashed potatoes, pickled cucumbers and a slice of fresh bread you get a hearty and tasty dinner.

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Cheese for chicken rolls "Cordon Blue" choose to your taste, you can melted, you can with blue mold. It is important that the cheese and ham were sliced ​​very thin, this is the secret of success!

Chicken fillet advise discourage and pickle in spices. Chicken can be chopped and marinated before cooking.

  • Cooking time: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 6

Ingredients for Cordon Blue chicken rolls with bechamel

  • 600 g chicken fillet;
  • 150 hams;
  • 150 g of cheese;
  • 200 ml heavy cream;
  • 200 ml of chicken broth;
  • 30 g butter;
  • 1 tablespoon wheat flour;
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric;
  • nutmeg, salt, pepper, paprika, vegetable oil;
  • greens to serve.

Method of making juicy chicken rolls “Cordon Blue” with bechamel sauce

Chicken fillet cut into thin layers. You need to cut with a sharp knife, keep the knife parallel to the table, the thickness of the piece is no more than 1 centimeter. Then we put a filet slice on a board, cover it with food film, beat it with a hammer, like a Viennese schnitzel, so that the slice becomes very thin.

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Each spattered piece of chicken sprinkled with salt and pepper, lubricated with vegetable oil, put a stack, cover with food film and put in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. You can also leave the meat in the refrigerator for the night, the next day it will marinate better.

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Making chicken rolls. Put a thinly sliced ​​ham or smoked bacon on a slice of chicken fillet, here, as they say, the taste and color ...

On top of the ham lay out thin slices of cheese. In this recipe, smoked melted cheese, it turned out delicious, with a hint of smoked meats!

Tight roll up the rolls. To prevent the cheese from flowing when frying, try to place it closer to the middle of the roll and leave 2-3 cm free of meat with ham along the edges.

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Now prepare the sauce. For chicken rolls "Cordon Blue" will be suitable for a quick cooking method without pre-frying the flour. So, pour wheat flour into a bowl, pour cream and chicken broth, pour salt, ground red paprika, black pepper to taste, add turmeric. We rub approximately 1 \ 4 part of a nutmeg. Mix the ingredients with a whisk.

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Grease the pan with vegetable oil, add butter. When the pan warms up and the butter melts, put the chicken rolls. Fry until golden brown for several minutes on each side on moderate heat.

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Then pour sauce into the pan, bring to a boil. Cooking on a quiet fire without a lid for about 7-8 minutes. If you cover the rolls with a lid, then in a few minutes the cheese will drain out. Of course, it will remain in the sauce, but the desired effect will not be.

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

Serve juicy “Cordon Blue” chicken rolls on the table hot, sprinkle with fresh greens, pour over the sauce. Enjoy your meal!

Juicy Cordon Blue Chicken Rolls with Bechamel Sauce

By the way, cheese in rolls can be sprinkled with finely chopped dill - you will get a beautiful slice, on which the spirals of the roll will be clearly visible.

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