Melty Bacon Swiss Chicken

Tender baked Melty Bacon Swiss Chicken topped with crispy bacon and melty ooey gooey swiss cheese! An easy family dinner everyone will love! 

Melty Bacon Swiss Chicken

This is one of those dishes. The kind that come to mind when life is crazy and you need to come up with something to fix for dinner but it needs to meet all of your life-is-crazy requirements such as

1) so super easy

2) fast fast fast

3) crowd pleaser (even those picky eaters!)

4) few ingredients

5) on the healthier side

Check, check, check, check, check.

Yep, this is one of those recipes.

Melty Bacon Swiss Chicken

We are talking 5 minute prep, about 25 minutes in the oven, and onto the table before you’ve even managed to round up the troops. And it has swiss CHEESE. And BACON.

Talk about buzz words.

P.S. if you are a dressing/sauce/dip person… you need to serve this with some creamy ranch dressing.

#heaveninyourmouth

Melty Bacon Swiss Chicken

Melty Bacon Swiss Chicken

Tender baked chicken topped with crispy bacon and melty ooey gooey swiss cheese! An easy family dinner everyone will love!
Course Main Course
Keyword bacon, cheese, Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (pounded to 1/2 inch thickness)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 slices bacon, slightly undercooked (you don't want them too crispy)
  • 4 slices swiss cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking dish with lightly greased foil.
  • Season chicken breasts with Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Place in prepared baking dish. Top with two slices of bacon for each chicken breast, then top each with one slice of swiss cheese.
  • Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked through. Serve immediately and sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley if desired.

Notes

If you area sauce/ranch dressing lover, I HIGHLY recommend serving these melty swiss and bacon chicken with a side of cool and creamy ranch dressing - so amazing! 

 

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This definitely meets all of my life-is-crazy requirements. It looks delicious!

You had me at bacon and melty swiss cheese! This looks so delicious!

How long did you cook your bacon before putting it on the chicken and baking the chicken in the oven for the full time? I cooked bacon for the first time recently an it cooked so quickly that it was a little too overcooked and I don’t want to repeat it if I could. Thanks! Looks delicious and can’t wait to try this one!

    Hi V, it depends on if you get “fully cooked” bacon, or raw. If it’s fully cooked, you can cook it in the microwave for 30 seconds or so. If it’s raw, probably 1-2 minutes. It shouldn’t be crispy yet!

Happy Friday! Just letting you know I featured this recipe in my Deliciously Healthy Low-Carb Recipes Round-Up for April 2015. Great recipe; I hope a lot of my readers will click over here and try it!

Oh my gosh my mouth is watering just looking at these pictures! Can’t wait to try this!

What a wonderful and easy looking chicken dish. It is going on my to do list.

The Old Fat Guy

I made this last night and it was super easy and greatly enjoyed by my husband! Perfect for a Monday night 😉

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