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Creamy Asiago Bacon Chicken | Creme de la Crumb

Creamy Asiago Bacon Chicken

Quick and easy creamy asiago bacon chicken with lots of flavor and just a few, simple ingredients!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 430kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (OR 6 thighs)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup shredded or shaved asiago cheese divided, see note
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper (or to taste)
  • 2 strips bacon cooked til almost crispy, finely chopped
  • fresh basil thinly sliced (for topping)


  • Grease a large skillet. Cook chicken over medium heat 5-8 minutes on each side until cook through and lightly browned.
  • Add garlic to pan and saute for about 1 minute until fragrant. Reserve about 1 tablespoon of the cheese and set aside. Add heavy cream and bring to a gentle boil, stirring throughout. stir in cheese, salt, and pepper and continue to stir until cheese is completely melted and incorporated. Reduce heat to low.
  • Stir in half of the bacon and cook another 1-2 minutes. Sprinkle reserved cheese and remaining bacon on top and serve immediately, topped with fresh basil and cracked black pepper if desired.


Parmesan cheese can be substituted for the asiago in a pinch. 


Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 572mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1011IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 195mg | Iron: 1mg