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Bacon Jack Chicken Recipe

Bacon Jack Chicken Recipe

Pepper Jack cheese adds extra warmth to this golden brown chicken topped with tender veggies and bacon. It cooks in no time, and you can vary the flavor by substituting different cheeses. Dawn Jones - Cedar Vale, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 bacon strips, halved
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 ounces pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with seasoned salt. In a nonstick skillet, cook chicken in butter over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. Saute onion and mushrooms in drippings. Return chicken to the pan. Top with bacon, onion, mushrooms and pepper Jack cheese.
  • 3. Cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 561 calories, 44g fat (21g saturated fat), 163mg cholesterol, 903mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 39g protein.

Reviews for Bacon Jack Chicken

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MY REVIEW User ID: 3261701 244831
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2016

"This was great! I bake my bacon in the oven. Comes out nice flat and straight. Poured bacon grease into pan for the onions. Thinking I might bake the chicken next time. Have hubby on a low carb diet. Served with saut?ed zucchini and polenta with blue cheese. Yummy dinner!"

annrms User ID: 2649709 243247
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2016

"Delicious recipe!!! I used chicken tenders and precooked bacon. It was easy to prepare...just the type of recipe to have for "company". I will definitely be making this again...and again!!!"

hamhock32 User ID: 7001222 155606
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

"Who can go wrong with bacon, mushrooms and cheese."

anitamm User ID: 7158753 69189
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2013

"I made these for dinner last night but substituted cheddar for pepperjack cheese and used precooked bacon. dinner was done in no time! I would definitely make this again!"

anitamm User ID: 7158753 162393
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2013

"I made these for dinner last night but I substituted cheddar cheese for the pepper jack and used the precooked bacon. dinner was done in no time! They were delicious and I would definitely make them again!"

meganann1188 User ID: 5324563 154613
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2013

"So Easy and amazing. I did not add the mushrooms and put a cajan spice on the chicken while it was cooking in the skillet. It was so good!"

MarineMom_texas User ID: 31788 136784
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2013

"I've been preparing this chicken for some time now and it is one of our very favorites. You can't go wrong with bacon and jack cheese with chicken. I even fixed it for our son and daughter in law and they loved it. Definitely a five star recipe."

kelkel_7 User ID: 2749218 158036
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2013

"Was really simple and really tasty. (I skipped the mushrooms on my portion) but my bf really loved it"

zappa52 User ID: 7100643 138294
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2013

"Even my picky son-in-law ate this one."

Potroast911 User ID: 3101033 109123
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"A nice idea, but to salty. I have had a similar recipe where the chicken was seasoned with lemon-pepper rather than seasoning salt, but had no mushrooms. I liked the mushrooms so I think in future I'll combine the two."

sam28 User ID: 2843136 157780
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2012

"Wow!! Yum, yum, yum. Not the most figure friendly recipe but as an occasional indulgence this is to die for! I like switching it up between pepper jack and swiss cheese and they both are equally good. Other than that I stick to the recipe and its incredible. Thanks for sharing!"

dlr41261 User ID: 2794682 162392
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

"Whenever I have pepper jack, chicken, and bacon, the boyfriend requests this ever since the first time I made it 3 years ago. It is referred to only as "the chicken dish" but everyone knows what we're talking about! Absolutely delicious! I sometimes add some chicken/turkey stock so that there is some gravy and eat it over mashed potatoes."

valanddansmith User ID: 988113 158035
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2010

"We really enjoyed this!!! We grilled the chicken instead of cooking it in a skillet and then topped it with the onions, bacon and cheeses and let it sit in a glass dish on the still-warm grill for a little while to melt the cheese. We used cheddar since we didn't have pepper jack and left out the mushrooms since most of the family doesn't like them. Oh, and we doubled the recipe - I can't wait for lunch!!!!"

desalvo_b User ID: 5166019 158033
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2010

"This was absolutely delicious! Made it for my boyfriend and his friend (college boys) and they loved it as well. Instead of real bacon I used Oscar Meyer microwavable bacon, which tasted great. I suggest using maybe 1/2 cup each onion and mushrooms though, because 1/4 cup doesn't seem to be enough."

sam28 User ID: 2843136 158032
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"Wow! What in incredible recipe! Very simple and straight forward...quick and delectable. The aroma in the house while I prepared this had my family waiting like vultures when it was done! LOL. Will definetly make again. Could easily be doubled for more people and would be great to serve to guests as it is very impressive looking when served. I highly recommend this dish!"

skymom747 User ID: 1717371 88639
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2010

"This has got to be one of the BEST recipes I have ever tried!! We love it, and it is now one of our favorites :) thanks for sharing"

wmesser User ID: 3768328 138094
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2010

"Instant winner in our house! What an easy recipe that tastes like it came from a restaurant!"

StephieJean User ID: 5097876 136783
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2010

"This was delicious! It has become a favorite recipe of my family. Like everyone else, we are always eager for a different chicken recipe. I am a Pepper Jack cheese lover, so I knew I would love this. I was right. It's delicious and will be made often at my house! Thanks for sharing this recipe with us!"

debbiedouglas User ID: 3215136 140161
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2009

"This is absolutely delicious. Will add this to my favorite recipes."

toanochris User ID: 2611948 162390
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2009

"When I read the ingredients I just knew this was a winner - and I was so right! I told my doctor's office about the recipe stating I never knew living on a low carb diet would be so tasty! Probably the best chicken recipe I've ever tried and will be making it often."

taza1b User ID: 3490351 140160
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2009

"It's fast and oh so good. Even the kids like it! I bought peppercorn bacon for added kick. Even better."

Joscy User ID: 2694585 157777
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2009

"My husband loves Pepper Jack cheese, thought he'd like this dish. Boy was I right - had 2 servings. Thank you for sharing recipe."

Seminoles User ID: 1412865 109122
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2009

"This was absolutely delicious! I made a double batch so I'd have some leftovers to take to lunch and I'm so glad I did. Excellent!"

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