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Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken is meaty cheesy goodness that is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. Whether you are on a keto diet or not, this sure is one hearty and satisfying meal.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 836 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless and skinless
  • 16 slices bacon do not use thick cut

Glaze:

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/3 cup honey use zero calories syrup to make it Keto
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cream Cheese Stuffing:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

Garnish:

  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease with oil a 9x12 baking dish and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together all the GLAZE ingredients. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix together all the CREAM CHEESE STUFFING ingredients. Set aside.
  5. Lengthwise, cut a pocket into the chicken breasts. Stuff with the cheese mixture.
  6. Wrap each chicken breast in 3-4 slices of bacon. Place the chicken breasts, seam side down in a baking pan.
  7. Top with the glaze mixture. Brush it carefully on top of the chicken breasts.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bacon is crispy and chicken is cooked through, basting the chicken occasionally with the pan drippings.
  9. If you prefer extra crispy bacon, broil for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  10. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 836 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Fat 56g86%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 238mg79%
Sodium 1470mg64%
Potassium 1224mg35%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 73g146%
Vitamin A 930IU19%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 371mg37%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.