Bacon Cheese Topped Chicken Breasts

4.875

Description

Bacon Cheese Topped Chicken Breasts is a great recipe for a busy working person. Breathe new life into everyday chicken by topping it with bacon and cheese.

Bacon Cheese Topped Chicken Breasts

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time
5 minutes
Cook time
50 minutes
Total time
55 minutes

Ingredients

3
chicken breast halves (boneless, skinless)
5 slices
bacon
3 tablespoons
Ranch Dressing
1 cup
cheese (grated, I used 1/2 cup Cheddar and 1/2 cup Mozarella)
3 tablespoons
olive oil
1 tablespoon
garlic powder
 
parsley flakes (optional)
 
salt (to taste)
 
pepper (to taste)

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. Wash the breast halves, dry them with a paper towel and sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder on all sides.
Bacon Cheese Topped Chicken Breasts photo instruction 1
3. In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Sear each side of the breasts until nicely browned, about 5 minutes each.
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4. Slice up the bacon into bits.
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5. Transfer the breasts to the baking dish, previously greased with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
6. Top each half breast with 1 tablespoon Ranch Dressing.
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7. Arrange the bacon bits on top.
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8. Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven for about 30 minutes, then remove from the oven, top with cheese, sprinkle with parsley.
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9. Bake for another 10 minutes, until the cheese has melted and the top is golden brown. Remove from heat, let rest 3 minutes and serve.

Comments

5
Chicken is really juicy with lots of flavor. An awesome idea and makes a very tasty meal. Will definitely make this again. Everyone in my family loved it.
5
I made this last night for dinner guests. It was very good. They looked very nice on the plate. They were an instant hit!
5
The whole family enjoyed this VERY much. I didn't change a thing. It smelled so wonderful while cooking, and tasted absolutely fabulous! Easy and sooo delicious... wish I had more recipes like this...
5
I would give this recipe 10 stars, if I could. This has become my favorite way to cook chicken breasts!!! Very easy to make, but taste elegant. When I don't have enough time, I skip that searing part, still come out juicy and very very tasty!!! If I have some leftovers (almost never happens)) I use them on sandwiches. Thanks a lot for sharing such a great recipe!!!
5
I did skip the searing part, but they still came out VERY yummy. My husband said that this was the best thing I've ever made! Everyone will love this recipe!
5
Omg! This was so good. The only changes I made to it was seasoning my chicken with onion powder and Italian seasoning. Try it, you won't be disappointed :) Thanks for the great recipe!
4
Good recipe… I made a few changes to suit my family’s taste. I used fresh garlic and added some Parmesan.
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