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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts Baked

Updated on August 7, 2017
Boneless chicken breasts wrapped in bacon
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Bacon and Chicken

Was it the word bacon in the title of this recipe that got you here? Every time I see or hear the word bacon my mouth starts to water and I can almost smell the sweet aroma of it sizzling.

The following recipe for Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts is not only easy but only requires three ingredients.

Flavor from the bacon intermingling with the chicken, while baking is an absolute mouth sensation.

If you're not a big fan of turkey you may want to consider making this recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas this year.

Alternative Ideas

For this recipe I used Montreal Chicken Spice, but if you do not have this on hand Cajun would work well, or perhaps a mixture of garlic powder and fresh ground pepper.

Side Dishes

I served the chicken alongside fresh steamed broccoli, with a side Caesar salad. The side dishes you could serve are endless.


Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 45 min
Ready in: 55 min
Yields: 4-5 people

Ingredients

  • 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 10 slices of bacon (either thin or thick)
  • Montreal Chicken Spice

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray for easier clean up.
  3. Rinse the chicken breasts and pat dry.
  4. Season the chicken breasts with Montreal Chicken Spice. Use as much or as little as you like.
  5. Wrap two slices of bacon around each breast and place into the baking dish.
  6. Pop into the oven for 30-45 minutes or until cooked.
  7. Remove the chicken breasts from the oven, serve, and ENJOY.

Who wants bacon?

4.8 stars from 4 ratings of Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts

Casserole Dish

This cast-iron enameled casserole dish is perfect for baking, roasting or braising.

Clean up is a breeze.

I find mine so easy to wash. Before placing food into it I simply give it a little spray with vegetable cooking oil. Once you've dished up your meal soak the dish in soapy hot water for about an hour and give it a light scrub. This casserole dish never disappoints me.

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    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      So glad that you liked the bacon wrapped chicken breasts Rachel and thank you for letting me know.

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      Rachel L Alba 

      3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      Hi Susan, I had to look it up a different way. It didn't show up on your HubPage. I made this tonight and really liked it. The only thing is I like my bacon really crispy so I had to put the temperature up to 400 and then under the broiler to crisp up the bacon. But, it was a great recipe.

      Thanks for a different way to make chicken.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Rachel, Thanks so much and I hope you all love the chicken with bacon.

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      Rachel L Alba 

      3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      Yummm!!! This looks so delicious and easy too. I try to make more chicken dishes then beef, but I run out of ideas. This one looks so good, I will definitely make it and let you know how my family likes it. I have a hint they will love it. Thanks for sharing.

      Blessings to you and yours.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Sylvia,I do hope that you enjoy the recipe as much as we do.

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      Sylvia 

      3 years ago from Corpus Christi, Texas

      Yep ~ you had me at 'bacon' lol. Everything's better with bacon! I Love Chicken and this looks like something I have to make very soon.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      bravewarrior, I think the same thing :)

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      3 years ago from Central Florida

      My son would love this. He thinks bacon makes everything taste better.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @Lynn Klobuchar: I hope you enjoy the chicken and thanks.

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      Lynn Klobuchar 

      4 years ago

      Easy and delicious! This is dinner tonight.

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      Angela F 

      4 years ago from Seattle, WA

      YUM!

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @Charito1962: No I haven't but now you have my interest piqued as I do like chicken liver. Do you happen to have a recipe lens for this?

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @smine27: Please let me know if you try it.

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      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 

      4 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      Looks delicious! Ever tried bacon-wrapped chicken liver?

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      Shinichi Mine 

      4 years ago from Tokyo, Japan

      This would be perfect for tomorrow's dinner. Thank you for sharing!

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @HSP Connections: Have you tried the chicken or turkey bacon? Might be an option for you. Not sure of the salt content though.

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      Peter Messerschmidt 

      4 years ago from Port Townsend, WA, USA

      Sounds yummy... and yes, "bacon" brought me here. Being on a low-sodium diet for hypertension, I miss bacon... except for special occasions.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @JoleneBelmain: A lot of people are telling me that they've never heard of Montreal Chicken Spice. I love it myself. I saw a recipe online recently that you'd posted that I can't wait to try that was made with bacon and chicken.

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      JoleneBelmain 

      4 years ago

      Bacon is my middle name, or at least would be if I had anything to say about it ;) ....These look delicious!! I cook with Montreal Steak Spice all of the time, but have never seen the Chicken version. Guess that's now on my shopping list lol. Thanks :)

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @susanholland10: Everything's better with bacon :)

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      Susan Holland 

      4 years ago from Southwest Missouri

      Bacon and chicken! Two of my favorites!!

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      Renaissance Woman 

      4 years ago from Colorado

      You had me at bacon. :-)

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @DebMartin: I think I'll have to fry some up for breakfast today :) Hope that you're having a nice weekend.

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      DebMartin 

      4 years ago

      Hah! You know us too well. Bacon is exactly what led me to your lens. Yum.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @tonyleather: Thanks!

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @anonymous: Fast, easy, and yes only 3 ingredients.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @Corrinna-Johnson: Maple syrup would be great as a glaze, and I'll have to try that. I often buy maple bacon that's quite delicious.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @kathy-noble-5: I like stuffing the chicken breasts too. My favorite is with spinach and feta, I'll have to try putting brown sugar on the bacon, sounds great!

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @ChocolateLily: Then this would be perfect for you on Thanksgiving. I hope you enjoy the chicken as much as we did.

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      ChocolateLily 

      4 years ago

      This sounds delicious! I've pinned it and hope we can do it soon. (I think I would prefer this at Thanksgiving as I don't like turkey.)

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      kathy-noble-5 

      4 years ago

      we make this a lot im making it for dinner but i stuff with creamcheese and spinach and my daughter like alfredo sauce on it also my friend told me to put brown sugar over the bacon and it makes it even better

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      Corrinna Johnson 

      4 years ago from BC, Canada

      Bacon makes everything taste better! These look heavenly! I make similar ones, but I glaze mine with a little honey or maple syrup.

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      anonymous 

      4 years ago

      Yep, bacon is the reason I clicked the link and I'm so glad I stayed to read your recipe. Bacon and chicken is such a good combination, and only 3 ingredients - what's not to love about that.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      tonyleather 

      4 years ago

      These are SO tasty!

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @lesliesinclair: Bacon always looks so good doesn't' it.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @susanholland10: They were yummy and so darn easy to make.

    • Susan Zutautas profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      @Lady Lorelei: LOL, I somehow knew you were going to say that. I've seen her bacon ornaments.

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      Lorelei Cohen 

      4 years ago from Canada

      My daughter is a bacon addict so I have to be very careful to whisper the word around her. She even makes her own bacon ornaments lol. (Don't tell anyone but I kind of like it too.)

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      Susan Holland 

      4 years ago from Southwest Missouri

      Love me some bacon wrapped chicken!! Yum!! :-)

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      lesliesinclair 

      4 years ago

      Looks enticing, as bacon always is.

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