Bacon Jack Chicken Recipe
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Bacon Jack Chicken Recipe

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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.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 561 calories, 44 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 163 mg cholesterol, 903 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 39 g protein.

Directions

  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.
Originally published as Bacon Jack Chicken in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 561 calories, 44 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 163 mg cholesterol, 903 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 39 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 11, 2014

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

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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!"

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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!"

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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!"

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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."

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