BBQ Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe -
BBQ Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

BBQ Chicken Cordon Bleu

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"A classic French dish gets a modern update with the help of your barbecue and a splash of Heinz Chili Sauce. Although this recipe is simple enough to make any weeknight, it is also impressive enough to serve to guests."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    40 mins


  1. Cut a pocket in the side of each chicken breast. Season inside and out with salt and pepper. Blend chili sauce with onions and brush half inside each pocket.
  2. Fill pockets with equal amounts of ham and cheese. Stitch pockets tightly closed using toothpicks. Preheat grill to medium high and grease lightly.
  3. Stir butter with olive oil, cider vinegar, honey and thyme. Brush chicken all over with some of this mixture. Set the chicken on the grill and reduce the heat to medium. Grill the chicken, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes. Turn and brush with remaining glaze. Grill, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes longer or until cooked through.
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  • Twists:
  • Twist 1: For an appetizing presentation, slice chicken breasts on an angle so that the filling shows; fan slices out over rice pilaf or mashed potatoes.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 25, 2011

My family loved this! My three year old, who is very picky, just gobbled this one up. I also would add more cheese next time as it seemed to get lost in the other ingredients.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 11, 2014

Next time I would not use the Hientz chilli sauce. The flavour did not seem to go with the rest of the ingredients.


9 Ratings

May 03, 2011

Great flavor & easy to do. Needs more cheese?

Oct 13, 2011

Very good!

Dec 30, 2012

I really liked this, I followed the recipe in all aspects but I used a BBQ sauce that I use on my other BBQ. All in all it was very good and everyone loved it.

Aug 21, 2012

This turned out really good. I skipped the chili sauce as I didn't have any. I doubled (+) both the cheese and the ham as the chicken breasts I had were HUGE. I added the onions to the glaze and brushed that inside and out. I also brushed the glaze on a few times while cooking. The chicken turned out so nice and moist instead of dried out like it sometimes does on the grill. Will make this again for sure!

Nov 17, 2014

Didn't use the BBQ, but on the stove and followed the directions. Even used the left over pan juices on top of steamed green beans and even they were delicious!

Jul 16, 2014

I loved it! Used bottled bbq sauce after grilling it was great!


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  • Calories
  • 406 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 23.4 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 37.4 g
  • 75%
  • Sodium
  • 1058 mg
  • 42%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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