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The classic flavors of cordon bleu, funky Swiss and pork, come together not inside a piece of chicken, but instead in a creamy rich sauce, bathing the outside of the fried chicken with something very close to perfection. That’s not the only perfect thing here: mashed potatoes and fresh broccoli round out a meal that, inside and out, is pure flavor Nirvana.
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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Make the Mashed Potatoes
Peel and cut potatoes into large evenly-sized chunks.
Bring a medium pot with potato chunks covered by water to a boil. Cook until fork-tender, 14-18 minutes.
Reserve 1 cup potato cooking water. Drain potatoes in a colander and return to pot.
Add crème fraîche, ½ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Mash until smooth. If too thick, add reserved potato cooking water, 1 Tbsp at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
Cover and set aside. To keep warm, place near, but not on, a heat source.
While potatoes cook, roast broccoli.
Roast the Broccoli
Cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces.
Place broccoli and garlic on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil.
Spread into a single layer and roast in hot oven until tender, 14-16 minutes.
Remove from oven and tent with foil.
While broccoli roasts, prepare chicken.
Prepare the Chicken
Pat chicken breasts dry. Cover chicken breasts with plastic wrap and use a heavy object to pound to an even ¼" thickness. Remove plastic wrap.
Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add canola oil. Let heat, 5 minutes.
While oil heats, place panko on a plate. Transfer chicken to plate with panko and flip until completely coated, pressing gently to adhere.
Fry the Chicken
Line a plate with a paper towel.
Test oil temperature by adding a pinch of panko to it. It should sizzle gently. If it browns immediately, turn heat down and let oil cool. If it doesn't brown, increase heat.
Lay chicken breasts away from you in hot oil and flip every 3-5 minutes until golden brown and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 10-14 minutes.
Transfer chicken to towel-lined plate. Rest, at least 5 minutes. Wipe pan clean and reserve.
Make Sauce and Finish Dish
Return pan used to cook chicken to medium-high heat. Add ½ cup water and bring to a simmer.
Once simmering, add cream cheese and stir constantly until combined, 3-4 minutes.
Reduce heat to low. Stirring constantly, add Swiss cheese, pinches at a time, until completely combined and smooth, 3-4 minutes.
Remove from burner and stir in half the bacon (reserve remaining for garnish).
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, halving chicken, if desired, and topping chicken with sauce and remaining bacon. Bon appétit!
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