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Smothered Chicken Breasts

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Smothered Chicken Breasts
2011-06-11 Other
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Chicken breasts topped with bacon, caramelized onions and shredded cheese, Bonus; it cooks in one skillet!

  • Servings: 4
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Halves, 6 ounces each
¼ tsp Salt
¼ tsp Lemon-pepper Seasoning
1 Tbsp Canola Oil
8 Bacon Strips
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.