Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

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Bacon and ranch is an absolute match made in heaven. Don't bellieve us? Try This bacon ranch Brussels sprouts or casserole. If you are obssesed with this flavor combination as we are, then you have to make these cheesy chicken breasts. They are a perfect quick and make for a perfect weeknight dinner when paired with some garlicky broccoli or kale.

An extra bonus about this recipe? It is totally keto and gluten free! And if you need more inspiration for how to use chicken, you'll find this and 90+ other chicken recipes in our new cookbook Insanely Easy Chicken Dinners

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Cal/Serv: 432
Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins
Total Time: 0 hours 35 mins

slices thick-cut bacon


boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 lbs.)

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 tsp.

ranch seasoning

1 1/2 c.

shredded mozzarella 

Chopped chives, for garnish

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon, flipping once, until crispy, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel–lined plate. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of bacon fat from the skillet.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Return skillet to medium-high heat, add chicken and cook until golden and just cooked through, about 6 minutes per side. 
  3. Reduce heat to medium and sprinkle chicken with ranch seasoning and top with mozzarella. Cover the skillet and cook, until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes. 
  4. Crumble and sprinkle bacon and chives on top before serving.

Nutrition (per serving): 432 calories, 52 g protein, 2 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, .7 g sugar, 22 g fat, 10 g saturated fat, 749 mg sodium

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Parker Feierbach

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