chicken pot pie with cream cheese biscuits
Emeril's shrimp creole, rice
snow crab legs, corn on the cob, salad
grilled salmon with creamy cucumber salad
crab imperial, green beans
Buffalo chicken chowder, celery and carrots
super bubbly pizza

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Cheesy Bacon Chicken

The bacon from the Chicken Corn Chowder was burning a hole in my refrigerator, so I had to think of something to use it...and fast! I first went to my friend Lori's bacon wrapped pork tenderloin recipe, but there wasn't any pork tenderloin in my freezer (how can that be?)

There is a ton of chicken~ Kroger had chicken for 55 cents a pound and I had to stock up. Who doesn't love bacon and cheddar cheese? And on chicken, even better. Chicken cooked in the bacon grease...yummmmmm....

Cheesy Bacon Chicken

3 slices bacon
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 tablespoon onion, chopped
1 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Cook bacon in 12" skillet until crisp, about 4-6 minutes. Crumble bacon and set aside. Sauté chicken breasts in the bacon grease over medium heat, turning once, until chicken is cooked and no longer pink in center. Place chicken in greased 8x8" glass baking dish.

Cook onion and garlic in drippings remaining in skillet. Cook until onion is softened, then stir in salt, pepper, and cooked bacon. Spoon over chicken breasts and sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes until cheese is melted.

Serves 2.
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Mary Ellen said...

Looks delicious!! Bacon and cheese - can't go wrong!

Carrie said...

This looks yummy, I love everything bacon and cheese!

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