Cheddar Ale Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Cheddar Ale Cheese Ball stuffed in chicken breasts, wrapped with bacon and baked.
  • Ready in: 1 hour
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 40 minutes
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  • Servings: 6 servings

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ingredients

  • 6 (6 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 packet Cheddar Ale Cheese Ball Mix
  • 12 bacon slices

cooking methods

  • Bake

directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut a large slit, at an angle, in the top of each chicken breast, creating a pocket.
  2. In small bowl, combine softened cream cheese and Cheddar Ale Cheese Ball Mix; stir until well combined. Stuff into slits in chicken; salt and pepper as desired. Wrap 2 slices of bacon around each breast; pepper as desired. Place in a greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
  3. Bake 35-40 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer. If desired, broil on HIGH 2-3 minutes or until bacon reaches desired crispiness.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with Garlic Roasted Veggies recipe.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare through step 2. Wrap each chicken breast in plastic wrap and place in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 3.

Wine Pairing: Merlot

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 450 Total Fat: 26g Sat. Fat: 12g Cholest: 185mg Sodium: 750mg Carbs: 3g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 3g Protein: 49g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best cheese filling This is my favorite for mixing with cream cheese and stuffing chicken. Not only is this recipe quick but also delicious. Serve with veggies and then dip your veggies in the sauce!! It’s that good that you will lick it off the plates!
Date published: 2020-03-03
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