Bacon - Cheese Topped Honey Mustard Chicken

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Yum!..This is what's for dinner tonight. If you like bacon and cheese, you will love this. The marinade is like a honey mustard dip...very delicious combination..





Taste of Home Feb/2005


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Serves:

4

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
dijon mustard
1/2 c
cup honey
4 1/2 tsp
canola oil, divided -- i use vegetable oil or olive oil
1/2 tsp
lemon juice
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
dash
paprika
2 c
sliced fresh mushrooms
2 Tbsp
butter
1 c
(4 ounces) shredded monterey jack cheese
1 c
(4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
8
bacon strips, partially cooked
2 tsp
minced fresh parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, combine the mustard, honey, 1-1/2 teaspoons oil and lemon juice.
2
Pour 1/2 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal the bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate the remaining marinade.

I marinated mine over night..
3
Drain and discard marinade from chicken. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in remaining oil on all sides. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
4
In the same skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Spoon reserved marinade over chicken. Top with cheeses and mushrooms. Place bacon strips in a crisscross pattern over chicken.
5
Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Sprinkle with parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #cheese