Bacon-cheese Topped Chicken

Bacon-cheese Topped Chicken

16 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 67% would make again

Ready in 1 hour 20 minutes; part of Make Ahead Dinners collection

Mushrooms, bacon strips and Monterey Jack cheese top these tender

marinated chicken breasts that provide a flavorful dining experience with just a little fuss.


1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/2 cup Honey
4 1/2 tsp Vegetable oil
1/2 tsp Lemon juice
4 boneless chicken breast halves
1/4 tsp salt and pepper; to taste
dash Paprika
2 cups Mushroom; fresh
2 tablespoon Butter
1 cup Monterey jack cheese; shredded
1 cup Cheddar cheese; shredded
8 strips Bacon; partially cooked
2 tsp Parsley

Original recipe makes 4



In a bowl, combine the mustard, honey, 1-1/2 teaspoons oil and lemon juice. Pour 1/2 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal the bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate the remaining marinade.

Drain and discard marinade from chicken. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in remaining oil on all sides. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish.

In the same skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Spoon reserved marinade over chicken. Top with cheeses and mushrooms. Place bacon strips in a crisscross pattern over chicken.

Bake, uncovered, at 375? for 20-25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170?. Sprinkle with parsley.


Taste like "Alice Springs Chicken" from Outback Restaurant

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Mushrooms, bacon strips and Monterey Jack cheese top these tender marinated chicken breasts that provide a flavorful dining experience with a just a little fuss.


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Very good. I would def make it more often if it was healthier
chrishanratty85 1y ago

This recipe was delicious. My family loved it
momztaxi 1y ago

We added diced mini peppers to mushrooms & cooked the bacon before hand so we could mix it in with the mushroom & marinade. Delicious!
chipco 1y ago

It was just okay tasting. Very moist though.
MrsSingh 1y ago

Family loved this!
artylamb 1y ago

PrimaCook 2y ago

It is a copy of Alice Spring's Chicken from the Outback Steakhouse. Paula don't try ans steel a recipe and claim as your own. Not so good or honest.
sandy98rock 3y ago

Big hit! Even the kids liked it!
AlanaKincaid 3y ago

Trying this tonight. Will rate later
stringbean7 3y ago

I have to make this look so good.

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