Bacon Chicken II

Bacon Chicken II

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"Tangy baked bacony chicken breasts. Just three ingredients prove that three IS a magic number! Make Bacon Chicken magic tonight. This recipe is a favorite among my family. We got it from my step-father, who was an awesome cook. Serve with macaroni and cheese and tater tots or French fries, if desired."

Ingredients

1 h servings 522 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 522 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 38.4 g
  • 77%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 108 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 2334 mg
  • 93%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Wash chicken and pat dry, then place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Smother chicken with 1/2 of the barbecue sauce, then layer bacon slices cross-ways on top. Pour remaining 1/2 of barbecue sauce over all.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Serve one chicken breast per person with just the crispy, top pieces of bacon.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I make this chicken all the time - my kids say it's their favorite! It is good, and very easy, but I recommend pre-cooking the bacon otherwise it's just too soggy. Every time I make it, I use ab...

I chopped up bacon and onions and cooked until very brown. I mixed this into the barbeque sauce and then poured the sauce over the chicken. I covered with aluminum foil and it was done in 30 min...

I don't understand how this recipe got such good ratings. It is a very simple recipe and i followed it exactly. It was just plain horrible! It was like chicken swimming in a sea of hot barbeq...

When the submitter suggested serving this with macaroni and cheese and tater tots or French fries, I knew it would be best to skip it. I tried it anyway, though, and I was right in the first pla...

Yum- Husband made this one tonight- Used turkey bacon and cooked and crumbled it on top before cooking. Pretty good weeknight main dish.

This recipe was pretty good. I read the reviews before hand so I cut the sauce in half and used a half pound of bacon that I pre-cooked for 2 minutes in the microwave. I also just brushed the sa...

Wow, this was great and so simple I alost past it by. I didn't have honey bbq sauce so I just made it myself using honey and bullseye bold. I used chicken thigh, the dark meat goes well with...

This was great and couldn't be easier. Because of past reviews, I partially cooked the bacon first in the microwave so it could all be served with the chicken. I used 1/2 lb. bacon instead of ...

Easy. I used bullseye honey garlic. I partially precooked the bacon, topped each chicken breast with 1 slice of bacon put on the bbq sauce and baked for 35 min. next time I might throw some chee...