Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

IMG_2916 (800x533)


Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

(Adapted from Tasty Kitchen)


Printer Friendly Version



1 whole Cooked Chicken, Bones Removed, Meat Diced Or Shredded (rotisserie Chicken Is Excellent, Should Be 5-6 Cups Of Chicken

½ pounds Very Thinly Sliced Deli-style Honey Ham, Rough Chopped

¼ pounds Thin Sliced Baby Swiss Cheese



4 Tablespoons Butter

4 Tablespoons Flour

3-¼ cups Milk (I Used Whole Milk)

2 Tablespoons Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice

1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard

1-½ teaspoon Salt

½ teaspoons Smoked Paprika

¼ teaspoons White Pepper



6 Tablespoons Butter

1-½ cup Panko Bread Crumbs

¾ teaspoons Seasoning Salt

1-½ teaspoon Crushed Dried Parsley


Preheat oven to 350 F. Butter a 9- x 13-inch baking dish. Set aside.


Put cooked shredded or diced chicken on the bottom of the baking dish.


 IMG_2881 (800x533)


Rough chop the ham and scatter it over the top of the chicken.


 IMG_2885 (800x533)


Lay the Swiss cheese on top of the ham.


 IMG_2886 (800x533)


For the sauce:

Melt the butter in a large sauce pot over medium heat.


 IMG_2888 (800x533)


When butter is melted, quickly stir in the flour to form a smooth roux. Do not brown!


 IMG_2890 (800x533)IMG_2893 (800x533)


Once the roux is smooth and bubbly, slowly pour in the cold milk while stirring briskly to make a smooth sauce. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens.


 IMG_2894 (800x533)IMG_2895 (800x533)


Stir in the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, smoked paprika and white pepper.


 IMG_2896 (800x533)IMG_2897 (800x533)IMG_2898 (800x533)IMG_2900 (800x533)


Bring sauce just back to a low boil and turn off heat. Pour sauce evenly over the casserole, being certain to get some of the sauce around the edges of the pan.


 IMG_2902 (800x533)IMG_2903 (800x533)IMG_2908 (800x533)


For the topping:

Melt the butter in the microwave in a medium sized microwaveable bowl. Heat it for 30 seconds at a time and stop once it’s melted. Take the bowl out of the microwave and stir in the panko bread crumbs, seasoning salt and crushed dried parsley.


 IMG_2909 (800x533)IMG_2911 (800x533)IMG_2912 (800x533)


Sprinkle over the top of the casserole.


 IMG_2915 (800x533)


Bake casserole uncovered for 45 minutes until hot and bubbly throughout and topping has turned a light golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes prior to serving.

IMG_2917 (800x533)IMG_2925 (800x533)


  1. I needed to put you a very little word so as to thank you once again about the amazing techniques you have
    featured in this case. This has been so tremendously generous with people like you to give extensively what exactly numerous people 've supplied as an ebook to get some cash
    on their own, chiefly considering the fact that you
    could possibly have done it in the event you wanted.
    Those oughts likewise worked as the fantastic way to know that most people have the identical desire much like my very own to
    see great deal more on the topic of this issue. I believe there are
    many more pleasurable periods in the future for people who find out your website.

    Visit my web page; fuckbook

  2. If you are going for finest contents like myself, only pay a quick visit
    this website all the time since it presents
    feature contents, thanks

    Feel free to visit my web site: blog - -