Monte Cristo Chicken
A baked chicken breast smothered a creamy honey dijon and mushroom sauce, topped with a mild swiss cheese and canadian bacon, creates a dish with all the flavors of a monte cristo sandwich, but in a simple easy to prepare one pan dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
- 1/4 cup chicken stock
- ¼ cup nonfat sour cream
- 1 Tbs Dijon mustard
- 1 Tbs honey
- ½ cup cream of mushroom soup
- ½ tsp black pepper
- ¼ tsp garlic granulated
- ¼ tsp thyme
- 1 Tbs chives chopped
- ½ cup white rice uncooked
- 2 Tbs dijon mustard does not go in sauce
- 6 chicken breasts
- 12 slices Canadian Bacon
- 6 slices Swiss Cheese
Preheat oven to 375°F,
Mix sauce ingredients together in a bowl, set aside
Pound 6 chicken breasts, so they are at an even thickness and will cook evenly
In a 9 x 13 baking dish, sprinkle white rice over the bottom
Place 6 chicken breasts over top of rice.
Spread dijon mustard over the chicken breasts.
Layer Canadian Bacon over the top of the chicken
Spread sauce mixture over the top of it all
Top with slices of Swiss cheese
Bake covered 40-45 minutes.
Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes until golden brown and sauce is thickened.
Garnish with herbs if desired
Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 70g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 201mg | Sodium: 1094mg | Potassium: 1127mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 257mg | Iron: 1.7mg