Chicken en croûte

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in
Chicken: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1997

  • About

Succulent chicken breasts, married with mushrooms and bacon and encased in crisp plaited pastry. This dish requires a little patience in the making, but the results are spectacular.


  • oil, for cooking
  • 4 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 30 g (1 oz)


  1. Heat about 3 tablespoons oil in a frying pan and fry the chicken for 1 minute on each side to seal. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a medium-sized saucepan, add the shallot and garlic, cover with greaseproof paper and a lid and cook very gently