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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.

Makes

6 servings

Tender chicken gets a special treatment when spread with a creamy filling and wrapped with tasty bacon strips. This easy bacon-wrapped chicken recipe is frequently requested by my bunch. —MarlaKaye Skinner, Tucson, Arizona
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 bacon strips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. 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, securing with toothpicks if necessary.
  2. Place, seam side down, in a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, until a thermometer reads 165°, 35-40 minutes. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 5 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Remove toothpicks before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half: 414 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 142mg cholesterol, 631mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 40g protein.

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