Camp Chicken Cordon Blue

When I was a teenager on a family camping trip up the Rogue River in Oregon, my Dad challenged my sister and me to see who could make the best meal. Since there was no electricity or running water along the way, we were limited. I wanted to make my favorite Chicken Cordon Blue so I modified a recipe and came up with what is now a tradition for my own family's campouts.

Submitted By: Nichole Scott

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 slices ham, deli style is fine
  • 3/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 pieces of aluminum foil (spray with cooking spray before covering chicken)

Directions:

  1. Prepare chicken breasts by cutting a slit along the side making a pocket, do not cut all the way through
  2. In a bowl mix bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese
  3. In another bowl beat eggs
  4. Coat chicken breasts with egg, then coat with bread crumb mixture
  5. Place breaded chicken on greased foil
  6. Stuff pocket of chicken with one slice of ham and one slice of cheese
  7. Cover stuffed chicken with the other piece of foil and crimp sides to seal packet
  8. Place packet over coals or on BBQ until cooked through (usually about 40 minutes over coals, flipping half way through)

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