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Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken Recipe for Two

Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken on a plate with some cornbread casserole

This Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken recipe is so easy with only 4 ingredients. The flavors of cream cheese, chives, chicken and bacon are excellent together and it’s low Carb.

This recipe is moderately low-carb, but not necessarily by Keto extreme low-carb guidelines.

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Need something to go with it? Try this Mashed Potato Casserole or these Au Gratin Potatoes.

How to make Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken:

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 C).

Mix the cream cheese and chives together.

Mix together the cream cheese and chives

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Using a fish filet knife butterfly the chicken breast in half keeping one long side connected. Click for a fish filet knife.

boneless chicken breast butterflied in half and bacon

Spread 1 ounce of the cream cheese mixture over each chicken breast.

Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken spread cream cheese mixture on top

Cut each piece of bacon in half, then place 2 halves over the cream cheese mixture on each chicken breast.

place bacon on top of chicken and cream cheese

Bake uncovered for 30 minutes until the juices run clear.

If the bacon is not quite done enough for you, turn on the broiler and broil six inches from the heat for about 5 minutes or until the bacon is just turning crispy.

Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken

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Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken

Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken

This Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken recipe is so easy with only 4 ingredients. The flavors of cream cheese, chives, chicken and bacon are excellent together.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives
  • 2 slices bacon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 C).
  2. Mix the cream cheese and chives together.
  3. Using a fish filet knife butterfly the chicken breast in half keeping one long side connected. Click below for a fish filet knife.
  4. Spread 1 ounce of the cream cheese mixture over each chicken breast.
  5. Cut each piece of bacon in half, then place 2 halves over the cream cheese mixture on each chicken breast.
  6. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes until juices run clear.
  7. If the bacon is not quite done enough for you, turn on the broiler and broil six inches from the heat for about 5 minutes or until the bacon is just turning crispy.

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Nutrition Information:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 318 Saturated Fat: 9g Cholesterol: 118mg Sodium: 368mg Carbohydrates: 1g Protein: 28g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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