Chicken is one of the most used ingredients in all cuisines around the world as it is versatile and can be baked, fried, grilled, or roasted! Chicken breast is not only used as a source of protein but it is also used for its delicious taste and excellent texture. Below we’re going to give you multiple unique recipes that all share one common ingredient, chicken breast! Use these recipes in your own kitchen or feel free to share them with a friend so they can use their own!
Cheesy Million Dollar Chicken
If you’re wondering why it’s called the ‘Million-Dollar Baked Chicken Breast,’ it’s because it tastes like a million bucks! It’s also so easy to throw together, that you’ll feel like you’ve hit the jackpot.
It’s no surprise that people often get tired of chicken, but trust me, this recipe is one from the books. The creamy, cheesy, bacon topping is so great you’ll want to make it again and again!
Recipes With Chicken Breast Material
Bacon – 8 strips of bacon, crisp and chopped (thicker cut is best).
Chicken Breasts – 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts.
Cream Cheese – 8 ounces (1 brick, *see note) of softened cream cheese.
Mayonnaise – Cup mayonnaise. I believe the brand cases are best with Mayo and Hellman’s Best Foods or Duke’s!
Mozzarella Cheese – 1 cup shredded mozzarella.
Cheddar Cheese – ½ cup shredded cheddar, sharp is best.
Green onions – ¼ cup, chopped
Salt and pepper – to taste.
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How to Make Recipes With Chicken Breast
- Step -1
Grab a 9×13 baking pan, a mixing bowl, rubber spatula, a cutting board, and a sharp knife.
- Step -2
Preheat your oven to 350°F. Begin by preheating the oven to (175 °C). Meanwhile, use the time to crisp 8 strips of bacon.
- Step -3
Wash 2 pounds chicken breasts under cold water and pat them dry with paper towels. Trim off any excess fat, if necessary. Then arrange them in an even layer in your baking dish.
- Step -4
Use your rubber spatula to spread the cheese mixture in an even layer over the chicken breasts. Then, top with any remaining Cheddar cheese if desired.
- Step -5
Place chicken in oven and preheat to 350°F. Bake at (175 °C) for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of your chicken breasts is at least 165 °F (74 °C). Check the chicken breast either by cutting it into the center of the dish or using a meat thermometer.
- Step -6
Remove baking dish from oven and serve immediately. Garnish with additional bacon and green onions when serving.
- Step -7
If you want to keep dinner simple, some quick and easy side choices like Crunchy Roasted Red Potatoes and Roasted Green Beans would be a good choice. A slightly special salad dressing always makes this a hit with the kiddos. enjoy!