Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites

This was a fun appetizer for our Saturday date night.   They were very easy to put together and tasted fantastic.  These would be great for a party or shower.   The mayo and mustard sauce was perfect for dipping.

Ingredients
  • 2 Boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup flour (GF)
  • 2 tsp Slap Your Mama® seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup Panko® bread crumbs, might need more
  • ½ – ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 4 slices cooked ham, cut into approximately 1 inch squares
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese, cut into approximately 1 inch squares
Dipping sauce, optional
  • ⅔ cup Just Mayo®
  • 1 Tbs mustard
Instructions
  1. Heat oil over low/medium heat.
  2. Add flour, seasoning, garlic salt to a quart size baggie.
  3. Cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  4. Dip each chicken piece into milk to coat, then add to flour mixture.
  5. Shake chicken until well coated.
  6. Remove each piece and dip in milk again.
  7. Add to Panko® bread crumbs.
  8. Gently shake chicken pieces to coat.
  9. Add coated chicken bites to hot oil.
  10. Cook approximately 7-9 minutes on each side, or until cooked completely and temperature reaches 170°.
  11. Drain oil from pan. Arrange chicken bites back in pan.
  12. Add a slice of Swiss cheese, then two pieces of ham, then top with another slice of cheese, to each chicken bite.
  13. Cover and let cheese melt.
  14. You might need to place in microwave, on a microwave safe plate, for 35-40 seconds to melt cheese.
  15. In a small mixing bowl, mix together mayonnaise and mustard.

 

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