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Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno-Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno-Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

Everything tastes better wrapped in bacon, right? As a cult classic, bacon lends flavor and provides a crispy finish to this stuffed chicken dish. Because chicken breast is quiteĀ lean, the bacon provides a dose of fat, while the jalapeno-mushroom stuffing brings a kick of flavor, too.Ā 

The technique of butterflying a chicken breast allows the breast to cook more evenly.Ā It’sĀ also helpful in stuffed recipes because the chickenĀ breast is wider and thinner, so it has more surface area to top with aĀ deliciousĀ filling.Ā Butterflying chicken breasts may soundĀ intimidating, but it’s not as difficult as you may imagine. To cut aĀ breast open, place each breast on the countertop or cutting board. Hold your knife parallel to the counter and start cutting until youā€™ve almost sliced the chicken breast into two flat pieces. You should be able to open the chicken breast flat on the cutting board, which gives you double the surface area to spread theĀ jalapeno-mushroom stuffing.Ā 

Serve with a cool watermelon salad or cucumber salad. If you have leftover stuffed chicken, slice up and have for lunch tomorrow!

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno-Mushroom Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Serves: 4Prep: 20 minCook: 30 min
Notice

Protein: 35g / %

Carbs: 7g / %

Fat: 17g / %

Values are per portion. These are for information only & are not meant to be exact calculations.

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Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, butterflied or pounded
  • 1 to 2 jalapenos sliced
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tbsp. paprika
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 12 slices bacon
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Tags

Fast Prep Cooking: Grill Dairy-free No Sweeteners Nut-free Shellfish-free Egg-free Good for Leftovers

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno-Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

Preparation

  1. Preheat grill for indirect grilling to medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, combine the jalapenos, mushrooms, onion, garlic, paprika, coconut milk, Ā and season to taste.
  3. Lay the chicken flat, and fill with the jalapeno-mushroom sauce.
  4. Roll the chicken tightly and wrap each breast with bacon slices, securing with toothpick, if needed.
  5. Grill over indirect medium-high heat, covered, and cooked for 25 to 30 minutes, turning every ten minutes or until chicken is cooked through and bacon is crispy.