BACON-WRAPPED CREAM CHEESSE STUFFED CHICKEN

BACON-WRAPPED CREAM CHEESSE STUFFED CHICKEN

BACON-WRAPPED CREAM CHEESSE STUFFED CHICKEN

This bacon-wrapped cream cheese stuffed chicken is bursting with delicious flavor! Make it in the air fryer or the oven for an easy and super satisfying keto dinner.
Chicken breast is a great source of lean protein. I love incorporating it into my dinner menus.

 I am constantly looking for new, fun ways to make it.

 Now, this is the only way my family wants to eat chicken.

The key to this recipe is the chive cream cheese stuffing.

STEP BY STEP DIRECTIONS
Ready to see how easy this dish is to throw together?

Prep the air-fryer (or oven) and chicken. Preheat your air fryer to 350°F or oven to 375°F. 
cutting slit in chicken
Prep filling and stuff. In a mixing bowl, combine the chives, parsley, minced garlic, and cream cheese.  Stuff each chicken breast with ¼ of the cream cheese mixture.
filled raw chicken
Wrap with bacon. Coil two slices of bacon around each filled chicken breast to cover as much of the outside as possible.
bacon wrapped chicken
 The cooking time can vary depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts.
That’s it! Your keto bacon-wrapped stuffed chicken breast is ready to enjoy.

bacon wrapped stuffed chicken on plate
SHOULD THE CREAM CHEESE BE SOFT?
GETTING THE MOST FLAVOR
The chives are a very important part of this cream cheese stuffed chicken. 

Bacon-Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

An easy keto dish that stuffs chicken breasts with flavorful cream cheese filling. It’s a simple main dish made in an air fryer or oven.

Ingredients
7 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
Salt and pepper to taste
5 Tbsp. Fresh chopped chives
5 Tbsp. Fresh chopped parsley
5 tsp. Minced garlic
9 oz. Cream cheese softened
11 Slices of bacon
Instructions
Preheat your air fryer to 350°F or oven to 375°F.
Add salt and pepper to taste to both sides of your chicken breasts.
seasoned raw chicken
Use a sharp knife to cut a slit lengthwise into each chicken breast, being careful not to cut all of the way through.
cutting slit in chicken
cream cheese filling mixture in bowl
Stuff each chicken breast with 1/7 of the cream cheese mixture.
filled raw chicken
Wrap each stuffed chicken breast in two slices of bacon.
bacon wrapped chicken
Cooking time can vary depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts.
low carb stuffed chicken on plate
Notes
Do not omit or replace chives as they are what give the filling it’s flavor.
Nutrition
Serving: 1chicken | Calories: 466 | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 709mg | Potassium: 637mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1566IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg
Additional Info
Net Carbs: 2 g | % Carbs: 1.8 % | % Protein: 29 % | % Fat: 69.2 % | SmartPoints: 15