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Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken Recipe for Two

April 18, 2017
Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken - easy dinner for two

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.

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

 

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Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken ingredients

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

Mix the cream cheese and chives together.

Mix together the cream cheese and chives

 

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

boneless chicken breast butterflied in half and bacon

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

spread cream cheese mixture over chicken

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 for Two is so easy with only 4 ingredients. The flavors of cream cheese, chives, chicken and bacon are excellent together. This is the perfect dinner, lunch, or date night recipe.

 

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Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken - easy dinner
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Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

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.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 318 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients (Choose US or Metric)
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives
  • 2 slices bacon
Instructions
  1. Preheat your 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.
  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.
Recipe Notes

Calories listed are per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Cream Cheese Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 118mg 39%
Sodium 368mg 15%
Potassium 502mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 9.7%
Vitamin C 2.5%
Calcium 3.3%
Iron 2.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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