Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast
An easy, but elegant main dish! The chicken is moist, the flavor superb and the bacon a perfect wrapping! Author: Adapted by Catherine Daugherty
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cut chicken into 4 equal size pieces. Pound breast so it is about ¼" thick.
  2. Mix together softened cream cheese, chopped green onions and shredded pepperjack cheese. Put ¼ of this mixture into the middle of each piece of chicken.
  3. Starting at the long side, roll chicken breast up, keeping the cheese mixture to the middle.
  4. Wrap 1 to 2 slices of bacon around the chicken breast, secure with toothpick, if needed.
  5. Place on baking sheet and back for 30 minutes at 375 degrees F.
  6. Broil topside for about 5 minutes to fully brown and crisp bacon. Turn each breast over and broil for another 3 minutes or so to crisp up the bottom side.
  7. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

One piece of bacon wrapped around each breast is enough. But 2 pieces of bacon for each breast fully wraps the chicken and is outstanding as well. *

1 lb. of chicken usually equals one large chicken breast cut in half.

Cut each half in half again and you will have four 4 ounce pieces.

* This recipe is very adaptable to being basted with your favorite grilling sauce, marinade, chili sauce, or sweet and sour sauce during baking.

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