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EASY CHEESY BACON CHICKEN

Cheesy Bacon Chicken — with only 5 ingredients and a 5-minute preparation, you will feel the bacon love in no time!

Ingredients

  • 5-6 chicken breasts cut in half width wise about 2.5-3 lbs.
  • 2 Tbsp seasoning rub I use my smoked paprika rub, but you can use a seasoning salt or bbq rub — basically any rub with salt, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika — not an herb rub
  • ½ lb bacon cut strips in half
  • 4 oz shredded cheddar
  • Sugar free barbecue sauce optional, to serve

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400. Spray a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Rub both sides of chicken breasts with seasoning rub. Top each with a piece of bacon. Bake for 30 min on the top rack until the chicken is 160 degrees and the bacon looks crispy.
  • Remove tray from the oven and sprinkle the cheese oven the bacon. Put back in the oven for about 10 min until the cheese is bubbly and golden. Serve with barbecue sauce.

Recipe Notes

NUTRITION
Calories 345
Calories from Fat 207
Total Fat 23 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 477 mg
Potassium 450 mg
Total Carbohydrates 1 g
Protein 29 g

Additional Recipe Info.

Course Baking, Breakfast, Dinner, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Diet Diabetic, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Gluten Free, Low Fat
Keyword bacon chicken, cheesy bacon chicken, EASY CHEESY BACON CHICKEN, keto
Diet Diabetic Friendly, Gluten Free, Keto, Sugar Free
Nutrition Facts
EASY CHEESY BACON CHICKEN
Amount per Serving
Calories
634
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
49
g
75
%
Saturated Fat
 
20
g
125
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
20
g
Cholesterol
 
176
mg
59
%
Sodium
 
393
mg
17
%
Potassium
 
724
mg
21
%
Carbohydrates
 
1
g
0
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
45
g
90
%
Vitamin A
 
281
IU
6
%
Vitamin C
 
2
mg
2
%
Calcium
 
159
mg
16
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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