Smothered Chicken Breasts

Smothered Chicken Breasts Recipe
Serves 4
Delicious single skillet Chicken Dish
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  1. 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  2. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  3. 1/4 teaspoon lemmon-pepper seasoning
  4. 1 tablespoon canola oil
  5. 8 bacon strips
  6. 1 medium onion, sliced
  7. 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  8. 1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack Cheese
  1. 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 thermometer reads 165°; remove and keep warm.
  3. 2. In same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings.
  5. 3. In drippings, saute onion and brown sugar until onion istender and golden brown.
  6. Place two bacon strips on each chicken breast half; top with caramelized onions and cheese.
Nutritional Facts
  1. 1 serving (1each) equals 445 calories, 34 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 619 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 16 g protein.
Adapted from Taste of Home
Adapted from Taste of Home
Recipes from Knife River Care Center