Chicken Wrapped in Bacon Recipe
Chicken Wrapped in Bacon Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Chicken Wrapped in Bacon Recipe

Publisher Photo
My husband and I like chicken and spicy food. This dish can be adapted to any degree of heat by switching the green chilies to jalapeno peppers. Either way, it's flavorful, moist and tender.—LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 619 calories, 56 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 1,472 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. Flatten chicken to 1/8-in. thickness. Spread with cream cheese; sprinkle with garlic and salt. Top with chilies. Roll up from a long side; tuck ends in.
  2. Wrap three bacon strips around each piece of chicken; secure with toothpicks. Place in a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until chicken juices run clear and bacon is crisp. Discard toothpicks before serving. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Wrapped in Bacon in Reminisce May/June 2006, p 49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 619 calories, 56 g fat (24 g saturated fat), 131 mg cholesterol, 1,472 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Chicken Wrapped in Bacon

AVERAGE RATING
   (2)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (2)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2014

"Excellent, all the family love it. I omit the chilies."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"This is delicious! I plan to make this next time we have guests over for dinner. I doubled this to feed my family of four and used turkey bacon to cut some of the fat."

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT