creamy sauce with ham and chicken over fettuccine

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta

Tender pieces of chicken cooked with ham and Swiss cheese in a creamy sauce served over pasta.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 682kcal
Author Danielle Wolter


  • 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 8 oz. fettucini, or any pasta
  • 4 oz. ham, diced
  • 8 oz. grated swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • Salt & pepper, to taste


  • Cook the pasta according to the instructions.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Cook the chicken thighs 4 minutes per side.
  • Remove and let cool. Once cooled, slice the chicken into pieces.
  • Add the diced ham to the skillet and cook about 5 minutes, or until the edges are caramelized.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until it just starts to brown.
  • Add the chicken and ham and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the white wine to deglaze the pan. Let the liquid cook down for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the chicken broth and dijon mustard and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cream and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and stir in the cheese. Season with salt and pepper and serve over cooked pasta.


Calories: 682kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 692mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 489mg | Iron: 2mg