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3-Ingredient Cheddar-Bacon Chicken Breasts

3-ingredient cheddar-bacon chicken breasts Entree
3-Ingredient Cheddar-Bacon Chicken Breasts
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 4
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This three-ingredient dinner is the best thing to ever happen to boneless skinless chicken breasts — we swear. Because when it comes to dinner, why overthink it? ...MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

6 slices bacon, chopped
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add bacon; cook 7 to 9 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Using slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel-lined plate; set aside. Drain and discard all but 1 tablespoon drippings from skillet.
  • 2
    Rub chicken with salt and pepper. Heat skillet with reserved drippings over medium heat. Add chicken; cook uncovered 14 to 16 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when centre of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove from heat; top each breast with 1/4 cup cheese. Cover skillet; let stand 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with bacon, and serve.

Expert Tips

  • You can use precooked bacon; just add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil to skillet, and make chicken as directed in recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4
Calories
340
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18
Saturated Fat
8
Trans Fat
0
Cholesterol
130
Sodium
760
Dietary Fiber
0
Protein
43
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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