Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Just Chicken-In: Body SymmetryMD 's Paleo Chicken Cordon Bleu

This Paleo-Friendly Chicken Cordon Blue recipe from our Body SymmetryMD wellness squad is elegant enough to serve for for company, yet simple enough to please any palate!

Paleo Chicken Cordon Bleu

- 24 oz. chicken breasts, skinless and boneless (cut into 6 pieces)
- 1 ham slice cut into 6 smaller, thinner slices (less than 1 oz. each)
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1/4 red bell pepper
- 1 tbsp. fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
- 1/2 c almond meal
- 2 tbsp. dried parsley flakes
- 1 tsp. black pepper
- 1 sea salt (optional)
- 1 paprika
- 3 tbsp. olive oil

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Pound chicken breast very thin. 
3. In a mini food processor: blend garlic, parsley and about 1/8 C red bell peppers (you could also just finely mince these ingredients and mix them together well). 
4. Sprinkle chicken breasts with a little black pepper and salt, then spread the minced mixture over the top. Finally, place ham slices on top and put some thin red pepper slices over the breast. 
5. Roll chicken breast up as tightly as possible and secure with toothpicks.
6. Dredge rolled chicken breasts in almond meal (mixed with parsley flakes, black pepper and salt). Sprinkle with a little paprika. 
7. Heat olive oil to medium heat and brown chicken on all sides. 
8. When chicken is browned evenly, place in oven and bake for about 30 minutes.
9. Serve and enjoy eating Paleo -friendly (makes 6 servings)!

Nutritional Info
Calories per serving: 333.5
Total Fat: 19.5g
Carbohydrates: 3g
Sugar: 0.5 g
Protein: 35.5g
Fiber: 1.3g

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Here's to a healthy & fun summer of weight loss! 
-- Your Body SymmetryMD Wellness Squad

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