Smothered Chicken Breasts Recipe

Looking for an easy Smothered Chicken Breasts recipe? Learn how to make Smothered Chicken Breasts using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by heartbreaks0ng

Makes 5 servings



Chicken smothered in cheese, bacon, and caramelized onions. Slightly indulgent for a special occasion.

Recipe Ingredients for Smothered Chicken Breasts

15 oz chicken breasts, boneless & skinless
1 large vidalia onion, sliced
2 tbsps brown sugar
5 oz bacon, reduced sodium
5 tbsps monterey jack cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for Smothered Chicken Breasts

  1. Cook bacon in frying pan. You should have at least 2 pieces per chicken breast. Cook to desired doneness, transfer to paper towels. Pat off grease.

  2. Drain all but 2 tbsps bacon drippings. Carmelize onions in drippings. Add 2 tbsps brown sugar and cook until onions are clear and flexible.

  3. Cook chicken breasts as desired, either broil or pan fry. Grill, perhaps, if you have the time.

  4. To arrange meal, place one cooked chicken breast on each plate. Sprinkle with shredded cheese, top with bacon and carmelized onions.

  5. Enjoy! Serve with a green salad and/or mashed potatoes, if so desired.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Broil, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 154.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
368
Calories from Fat
183
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.3g
31%
Saturated Fat
6.9g
34%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
113mg
38%
Sodium
768mg
32%
Potassium
428mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
6.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
37.1g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 8% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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