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Air Fryer Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

Today’s air fryer chicken cordon bleu recipe has all the flavor and texture of the familiar crispy Swiss rolls we all love but without the deep frying. These incredibly tasty rolls are filled with ham and Swiss cheese and covered in a delicious, crunchy breading. They're golden and crispy on the outside and perfectly cooked on the inside, and the flavor is just divine.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Swiss
Keyword: Air Fryer Chicken Cordon Bleu, Air Fryer Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 458kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 24 oz skinless boneless chicken breasts yields 4 medium breasts
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 oz ham
  • 3.5 oz Swiss cheese
  • 3.5 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/3 cup plain Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1.5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Get 24 oz skinless, boneless chicken breasts (4 chicken breast fillets). Butterfly them open and pound them thin using a rolling pin or a meat mallet.
    Butterfly the chicken breasts open and pound them thin.
  • Season the chicken breasts with 1/2 tsp ground black pepper, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, and 1 tbsp olive oil.
    Season the chicken breasts with the spice mix.
  • Place one chicken breast onto a piece of cling film. Layer one slice of ham and one slice of Swiss cheese on top. You’ll need a total of 2 oz ham and 3 1/2 oz Swiss cheese for the stuffing.
    layer one slice of ham and one slice of Swiss cheese on top
  • Roll it up and secure the chicken breasts with toothpicks if necessary. Repeat with the remaining cutlets until finished, wrap each tightly with a cling film, and freeze the rolls for 5 minutes.
    Roll it up then wrap each tightly with a cling film
  • Dip a chicken roll into 3.5 tbsp all-purpose flour.
    Dip a chicken roll into flour.
  • Transfer the floured roll to coat in 1 beaten egg.
    Transfer the floured roll to coat in the beaten egg
  • Continue to transfer the coated chicken roll to a mixture of 1/3 cup breadcrumbs and 1.5 tbsp unsalted butter. Repeat with the remaining rolls until finished.
    transfer the coated chicken roll to a mixture of breadcrumbs and butter
  • Air fry the chicken rolls at 340℉ for 20 minutes.
    Air-fry the chicken rolls at 340℉ for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken rolls from the air fryer. Cut each roll into 4 parts.
    Remove the chicken rolls from the air fryer and cut
  • Garnish with 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley and serve hot.
    Garnish and serve hot Air Fryer Chicken Cordon Bleu

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 458kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 208mg | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 685mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 352IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 247mg | Iron: 2mg