Smothered Chicken Breasts
Submitted by: lucaswilliamsgrandma | Source: Taste of Home
- Servings: 4
- Total Time: 30 minutes
|4||Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Halves, 6 ounces each|
|¼ tsp||Lemon-pepper Seasoning|
|1 Tbsp||Canola Oil|
|1||Medium Onion, sliced|
|¼ cup||Packed Brown Sugar|
|/2 cup||Shredded Colby-monterey Jack Cheese|
1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and lemon-pepper. 2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil for 6-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°; remove and keep warm.
3. In the same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
4. In the drippings, saute onion and brown sugar until onion is tender and golden brown.
5. Place two bacon strips on each chicken breast half; top with caramelized onions and cheese.