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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Recipe

Tender chicken gets a special treatment when spread with a creamy filling and wrapped with tasty bacon strips. "This easy entree is frequently requested by my bunch," notes MarlaKaye Skinner of Tucson, Arizona.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 bacon strips

Directions

  • 1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Spread 3 tablespoons cream cheese over each. Dot with butter and sprinkle with salt; roll up. Wrap each with bacon strip.
  • 2. Place, seam side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 5 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 297 calories, 28 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 358 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 7 g protein.