In a large sauté pan, cook bacon to just under crisp (still slightly chewy). Drain on paper towels and reserve bacon fat.
Leave two tablespoons of bacon fat in the pan and reserve the remaining fat for later in this recipe.
Heat the pan to medium heat and add peppers and onions and cook over medium for ten minutes. Pour into a bowl and set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Add salt and pepper to flour and place in a pie plate.
Place the two eggs and two tablespoons of milk in a large bowl and whip.
Place bread crumbs in a second pie plate.
After chicken has been pounded, dip in flour, shake off excess, dip in egg then in bread crumbs and hold on a plate or platter.
In the same pan you used to cook the peppers and onions, add remaining bacon fat and top it off with vegetable oil to about one half inch deep. Heat to 350 degrees using a candy thermometer to test.
Line a sheet pan with foil.
Fry two pieces of chicken at a time browning on each side and removing to waiting sheet tray. It is not necessary to cook completely through as it will finish in the oven so cook just to a nice golden brown on both sides.
Mix the condensed cream of chicken soup with the quarter cup of milk or cream and microwave until hot. Divide this over the tops of each fried chicken portion.
Next, divide the cooked onion and peppers evenly over the tops of the portions.
Top each with two slices of bacon and then divide the cheese between each portion.
Bake uncovered for 10-15 minutes or until the cheese has fully melted and starting to brown.
Remove from oven and serve with your favorite side.
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|Serving Size: 1 Recipe (1761g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Serving|
|Calories from Fat: 1953 (59%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 217g||289 %|
|Saturated Fat 49.3g||247 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 104.1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 42.6g|
|Cholesterol 1001.4mg||308 %|
|Sodium 6189.6mg||213 %|
|Potassium 1975.4mg||52 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 248.2g||73 %|
|Dietary Fiber 17.2g||69 %|
|Sugars, other 230.9g|
|Protein 90.2g||129 %|
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Calories per serving: 3315
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