This low carb version of chicken cordon bleu tastes fantastic with a fraction of the carbs

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  • 1 large chicken breast
  • 1 slice fresh ham (or proscuitto if preferred) 
  • 30g sliced cheese
  • 2 tbsp almond flour
  • 1 tbsp parmesan
  • 1 egg
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp oil 


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  • Butterfly the chicken breast and place on a cutting board and make a horizontal slit through the thicker side, cutting almost to the opposite side.
  • Open breast to form two flaps. Place 1/2 of the ham and cheese on one side of each breast half, leaving a 1/2 border. Fold chicken over filling.
  • In a shallow bowl, whisk egg 
  • In a shallow plate, combine 2 Tbsp almond flour, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  • Carefully dip each piece of chicken first in egg mixture, then in crumb mixture to coat.
  • Place chicken on baking sheet.
  • Combine melted butter and oil, and drizzle half over chicken; flip and drizzle remaining on other side.
  • Bake about 30 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking time, until lightly browned on the outside and cooked through.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and large mixed salad.


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