Almond Bacon Chicken Recipe

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Almond Bacon Chicken Recipe
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Almond Bacon Chicken Recipe

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"We enjoyed this flavorful dish at a friend's house years ago, and I had to have the recipe," writes Ruth Peterson of Jenison, Michigan. "She assembled it so quickly, and it cooked in no time."
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of onion soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

In a microwave, cook bacon on paper towels on high for 1 to 2-1/2 minutes or until partially cooked.
Wrap a bacon strip around each chicken breast. Sprinkle with pepper. Arrange in an 8-in. square microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 5-1/2 minutes; drain.
In a large bowl, combine soup and broth; cover and microwave for 1-1/2 minutes. Spoon around chicken. Cook, uncovered, 3-6 minutes longer or until juices run clear. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Almond Bacon Chicken in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 259 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 816mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.

  • 4 bacon strips
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of onion soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  1. In a microwave, cook bacon on paper towels on high for 1 to 2-1/2 minutes or until partially cooked.
  2. Wrap a bacon strip around each chicken breast. Sprinkle with pepper. Arrange in an 8-in. square microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 5-1/2 minutes; drain.
  3. In a large bowl, combine soup and broth; cover and microwave for 1-1/2 minutes. Spoon around chicken. Cook, uncovered, 3-6 minutes longer or until juices run clear. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Almond Bacon Chicken in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p8

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Miraoli User ID: 7368454 30733
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2013

"Bacon is good with anything, but the almond really adds a lot to this dish!

I would have never thought to put almonds with chicken,.
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http://printablecouponsanddeals.com/2013/10/1-off-any-harvestland-product-2.html"

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Janadele User ID: 7087902 84557
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2013

"This dish was tasty and my husband enjoyed it since it had bacon in it. I did have to use Lipton onion soup mix with cream of mushroom soup in lieu of Campbells onion soup since it was not available. I also baked it instead of using the microwave."

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[email protected] User ID: 3102613 50430
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2011

"I baked this dish, as suggested by others, and it was very tasty and moist. However, I would use fully cooked, crumbled bacon and simply mix it in with the soup next time. I also added mushrooms."

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jenluv37 User ID: 3627926 204073
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"I baked this at 350 for 25 minutes instead of microwaving. Worked out very well and nice flavor."

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cwbuff User ID: 441425 86215
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2009

"Thanks so much for this easy and excellent recipe! I cooked it in the oven, though - boneless chicken breast halves take about 30 minutes max at 350. I browned the chicken quickly first and put the soup mixture in with the chicken when I put it in the oven. Will definitely add this to my list of recipes to do regularly."

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KerrySherman User ID: 4441793 83951
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2009

"We all loved it, even the kid that "doesn't like onions"! I used cream of celery soup and a lg TBSP of onion soup mix because I couldn't find cream of onion. I did in microwave, put almonds on and finished in oven 15 minutes while rolls cooked. Next time I would add a second piece of bacon!"

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fayecox User ID: 3481684 50428
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2009

"can this be done in the oven? If so what temperature and for how long?

Thanks"

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ddragonflydreams User ID: 4040282 70991
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2009

"I would prefer to have this recipe done in the oven- chicken in the micro is tough"

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