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Pork cordon bleu

Pork cordon bleu

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While cordon bleu may not be as fashionable as it once was, it's still delicious – as this recipe proves

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal618
fat29g
saturates9g
carbs45g
sugars2g
fibre2g
protein47g
salt2.12g
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Ingredients

  • 4 pork escalopes
  • 4 slices gouda or emmental cheese
  • 4 slices ham
  • 100g plain flour
  • 125g pack breadcrumb
  • 1 egg , mixed with a good splash of milk
  • oil , for frying
  • 1 lemon , cut into wedges, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Take the escalopes, and lay them on a board, place a slice of ham and cheese on top of each and fold over to make a parcel, press the edges together well. Take three different plates, put flour on one, breadcrumbs on another and egg on the next. Coat each parcel in the crumbs, then flour, followed by the egg, then coat in the crumbs again.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a little oil in a large heavy-based ovenproof pan, then add the crumbed parcels. Cook on one side until golden, about 4 mins, then turn them and put the pan in the oven, cook for 10 mins until cooked through. Serve with lemon wedges and steamed green veg.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2006

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