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Low Carb / Keto Chicken Cordon Bleu. 9 total 6 net Carbs

Updated: Oct 2, 2019

What can I say ,a simple classic . Will require a little extra effort but the payoff is huge . A special treat for family or friends or just treat yourself . Bon Appetite !

Low Carb Chicken Cordon Bleu


2- Medium hormone free chicken breast

Sliced Swiss or Gruyere cheese

Sliced Black forest Ham

1- Cup low carb schnitzel breading

1- Cup plain almond flour

Dijon mustard

2- Large eggs

½ Tsp baking powder

Salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Dissolve the baking powder into a tablespoon of water, then beat into the egg wash and combine, set aside.

Between two pieces of cling wrap place the chicken breast after moistening both sides first with a little water, smooth side down.

With a meat mallet or heavy bottom pan pound the breast to an average 1/8 inch average thickness .

Removing the top sheet of cling wrap salt and pepper escallop and brush lightly with mustard.

Place a slice of ham then cheese centered on the escallop if they are thin enough double the ham and cheese .

Gently roll up the escallop tucking in the sides as you go and then wrap tightly with the cling wrap placing in the refrigerator it stiffen up.

Set up your dredging station with the egg wash, schnitzel breading and almond flour in separate dishes.

Gently unwrap chicken roll dip the cutlets into the egg wash and then into the schnitzel flour coating evenly. Then back into the egg wash and into the Almond flour and set aside.

Coat a heavy bottom pan with light olive oil or ghee and over medium heat till the oil begins to shimmer , but do not let it smoke.

Place the breaded roll seam side down and brown lightly turning to get all sides.

Placing on a sheet pan and put into the oven for 15 to 20 minutes till a thermometer inserted into the center of the roll reads 165 degrees.

Remove and serve .

Nutrition Facts Servings 1.0 Amount Per Serving calories 486 % Daily Value * Total Fat 29 g 44 % Saturated Fat 11 g 55 % Monounsaturated Fat 9 g Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g Trans Fat 0 g Cholesterol 227 mg 76 % Sodium 816 mg 34 % Potassium 376 mg 11 % Total Carbohydrate 9 g 3 % Dietary Fiber 3 g 13 % Sugars 2 g Protein 49 g 97 % Vitamin A 46 % Vitamin C 0 % Calcium 39 % Iron 15 % * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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