Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Grilled Chicken with Herb Cream Cheese Topping Recipe

Here is a great version of grilled cordon bleu.
 All the great ingredients to make any lover happy to get this one on the grill  quick and easy!

4 or more boneless chicken breasts (quanity to your guests serving)
olive oil
salt, pepper
garlic cloves peeled
2 fresh lemons
8 slices prosciutto or any ham
1/2 cup Italian flavored bread crumbs mixed with
4 tablespoons parmesan cheese

Saute spinach with 3 tablespoons olive oil and 1 teaspoon garlic powder, pinch of cayenne pepper, cook till spinach is soft around 10 minutes.

Chicken Topping:
 1-  8oz package softened cream cheese
 1/2 teaspoon parsley
 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder,
 pinch of cayenne pepper,
 1 tablespoon milk.
Mix all together till smooth, add more milk to make spreadable.

Heat grill on high.  Rub chicken with garlic cloves, season with salt and pepper. Grill until brown both sides around 2 minutes each side. Lower heat. Put top of chicken with a dollap of cream cheese mixture on each piece of chicken. Close cover. When cheese looks slightly melted top with ham. When the ham is heated through, place chicken on a large plate with spinach on the bottom. Drizzle lemon juice and olive oil, Italian flavored bread crumbs and parmesan cheese over the top.

14 comments:

Federica said...

How a tasteful way to cook chicken, it looks very good :) Bye, have a great day

Lenia said...

It looks so rich and yummy!xxx

Alida said...

I like chicken done like this. Must be very tasty. A big hug!

Baker Street said...

I love this recipe. the cream cheese filling sounds delish and the idea of adding ham on top is fantastic! :)

Tina Bk said...

I like the ease of this recipe as well as the layers of flavor! Cream cheese and ham does sound like a pretty awesome way to amp up the flavor of chicken. This is a great dinner recipe, well done Claudia!

Maureen @ Orgasmic Chef said...

I can just taste this chicken now. It sounds terrific!

Catherine said...

Dear Claudia, This is great. I love chicken cordon bleu. Those pieces of chicken look delicious. Blessings dearest. Catherine xox

Elisabeth said...

I'm salivating over you over the top yummy chicken with the prosciutto and the cream cheese. OMG...gotta make this, for sure!

Kathy said...

Such a wonderful way to prepare chicken…I’m sure it was tasty!

Claudia said...

Never used cream cheese in a topping for chicken - this does sound utterly rich and fantastic.

Torviewtoronto said...

I haven't had like this lovely presentation

Cucina49 said...

Mmm...grilled chicken cordon bleu. You made this dish much more summery than the original!

Kim Bee said...

Claudia this looks perfect. Love a good chicken recipe. Such a great crisp on this one.

Vicki Bensinger said...

Ooh this sounds tasty as well. I like the cream cheese mixture and it's so easy.

Nice dish!