Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich

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  • Published May 21st
  • Ready In15m
  • Servings1
  • Calories744
A quick twist on a regular grilled cheese sandwich. I made this to use up some leftovers in my fridge, and it turned out great. I seasoned the chicken breast with seasoned salt.

Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich for 1 serving:

  • 2 slices bread
  • 2 tablespoons margarine, divided
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 cooked chicken breast half
  • 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce
  • 2 slices honey-cured deli ham

Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In15m

To cook Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich within 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Chicken Cordon Bleu-ish Grilled Sandwich easily:

  1. 1 Spread one side of each slice of bread with margarine, and place a bread slice, margarine-side down, into a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. 2 Place a slice of Swiss cheese, the cooked chicken breast, a layer of barbecue sauce, the ham slices, and the remaining Swiss cheese slice onto the bread slice in the skillet. Top the sandwich with the other bread slice, margarine-side up.
  3. 3 Gently fry the sandwich, flipping once, until the cheese is melted and gooey, and the bread is golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 744 calories; 43.1 grams of fat; 35.6 grams of carbohydrates; 52.8 grams of protein; 139 milligrams of cholesterol; 1262 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 1st 2011

    Very Good! I always try a recipe exactly as written when giving a can anyone rate a recipe when they make changes to it, or haven't even tried it yet???

  2. Aug 31st 2011

    This is a great. quick and easy, tasty recipe. I began making these sandwiches several years ago when we started buying pre-cooked chicken breasts from Sam's. The only part of the recipe I h ...

  3. Aug 31st 2011

    Absolutely delicious. Those who have changed it so much shouldn't review it. Instead, put it as a revised recipe. Spot on Celeste. I can't wait to have it again!

  4. Aug 2nd 2011

    Delicious! I had a lonely little piece of leftover grilled chicken breast and this was the perfect way to use it up! I love chicken cordon bleu and this was a nice twist on that classic dish ...

  5. Aug 1st 2011

    I made a few changes to this, but kept with the Cordon Bleu tradition of chicken/ham/swiss. Instead of cooking a chicken breast, I went the easy route and used fresh deli sliced chicken. A ...

  6. Feb 26th 2011

    Excellent recipe and idea! (It is now in the rotation of meals to choose from.) Add some fried potatoes, a vegetable and a salad and you got a meal! Thank you, Celeste.

  7. Dec 27th 2010

    This was a great sandwich!! I used leftover ham from christmas and sliced my chicken breast into four slices and made two sandwhiches. Easy dinner served with some veggies and mac and cheese.

  8. Mar 30th 2010

    Good recipe, easy to make. I believe I'll cut the chicken into strips next time. I recommend using high-quality sliced deli ham. We used sliced sourdough bread and that worked well.

  9. Jan 20th 2010

    This was pretty good! I did not use BBQ sauce though (not a fan), instead I put a little salt & mayo. Next time I will use Texas Toast for a thicker bread. (I pan seared some boneless ...