Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

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Keto cream cheese stuffed chicken recipe
With just a few ingredients, the dish transforms easily and becomes super flavorful.
Chicken breasts tend to taste bland on their own. 

Is bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed chicken keto?
Definitely. Most of the ingredients for this dish are keto-friendly. 
How do you make bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed chicken?

Prepare the glaze – In a bowl, mix all the glaze ingredients.

Fill the chicken and wrap – Cut the breasts lengthwise. After, wrap each piece of the stuffed breast with 2-3 pieces of bacon slices.
Bake – Arrange them in a baking pan and top with the glaze mixture.
Serve – Garnish with parsley on top and enjoy!
How do you butterfly a chicken breast?
Open the sliced breast and lay it flat inside a plastic wrap. Flatten the meat to your desired thickness using a mallet.

What do you stuff chicken breast with?
In this recipe, we will be using a mixture of Philadelphia cheese, mozzarella cheese, and a bit of onion and garlic powder to make the filling. 

Picture of bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed chicken garnished with chopped parsley.
How do you stuff a chicken breast?
First, butterfly the meat. Next, prepare the cheesy filling. 

How do you wrap a chicken breast in bacon?
Fold the stuffed chicken breasts and wrap them in bacon. To make sure that the filling won’t come out, use a toothpick, and secure the ends.

How many calories and proteins in bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed chicken?
One serving contains about 400 calories and 40g of protein. Caloric content per serving of the main ingredients are as follows:

Mozzarella cheese – 45 calories (1/6 cup)
Cream cheese – 135 calories (6 tbsp)
Bacon – 90 calories (5 slices)
Chicken breast – 130 calories (4 pc)
What do you serve with bacon wrapped cream cheese stuffed chicken?
Serve it with vegetables like Grilled Eggplant or Steamed Broccoli. 
Can you make it in advance?
If you don’t have time to make this meal in one go, it is okay to prepare the cheesy filling a day in advance. Make sure to store it properly in the fridge. 
Recipe tips
You may use boneless thighs as an alternative. They are easy to stuff and taste even better. 
To flatten the meat, we use meat tenderizer. 
Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

7 chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
19 slices bacon (do not use thick cut)
5 tablespoons canola oil
1/6 cup honey (use zero calories syrup to make it Keto)
4 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/5 teaspoon onion powder
Cream Cheese Stuffing:
11 ounces cream cheese
4 tablespoon chopped parsley

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Lightly grease with oil a 9×12 baking dish and set aside.
In a small bowl, mix together all the GLAZE ingredients. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix together all the CREAM CHEESE STUFFING ingredients. Set aside.
Lengthwise, cut a pocket into the chicken breasts. Stuff with the cheese mixture.
Wrap each chicken breast in 3-4 slices of bacon. Place the chicken breasts, seam side down in a baking pan.
Top with the glaze mixture. Brush it carefully on top of the chicken breasts.
If you prefer extra crispy bacon, broil for an additional 1-2 minutes.

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