Cheesy Bacon Jam Chicken Recipe

Tender, juicy chicken prepared with our Bacon Pepper Jam makes a great dinner for family or guests.
  • Ready in: 45 minutes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 35 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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ingredients

  • 6 (4-5 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • ½ cup shredded Colby Jack cheese

cooking methods

  • Bake
  • Stovetop

directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. In large skillet heat oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken. Pan-fry approximately 2 minutes per side until browned. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue to cook chicken approximately 6-8 minutes, turning occasionally.
  3. Remove chicken and place in a greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Using the same skillet add onions; cook over medium heat until onions caramelize approximately 3-4 minutes or until browned and soften. Stir in Bacon Pepper Jam. Spoon mixture over chicken pieces; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 10-12 minutes or until chicken reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer.

Serve with Garlic Roasted Broccoli recipe.

Wine Pairing: Petite Sirah

Make Ahead & Freeze: Place seasoned chicken in a quart freezer bag. Place sliced onions in a quart freezer bag. Place Bacon Pepper Jam in a quart freezer bag. Place cheese in a quart freezer bag. Place all bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Preheat oven to 375°F and continue with step 2.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories: 340 Total Fat: 11g Sat. Fat: 4g Cholest: 95mg Sodium: 240mg Carbs: 29g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 26g Protein: 28g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can you say DELICIOUS! Loved this recipe. Will make it several times. Give it a try, you won't be disapointed
Date published: 2016-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The whole family loved!! If you need a quick "go to" meal, this one is great! The sweetness of the sauce makes it a huge hit with the young set. I was also low on onion so I mixed what I had with some Onion Onion during that step.
Date published: 2016-08-15
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