Bacon, ham, and cheese chicken thighs

Bacon, Ham, And Cheese Chicken Thighs

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iris mccall


My aunt served these at a family reunion last summer in North Carolina and said it was her secret. Ha!!! Got you Tee Tee Irma????. But seriously the crispness of the bacon and chicken skin, the tangy dijon and dill pickle slices last but not least the creamy,buttery gruyere. this is a keeper.


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4 or 2 generously
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2 Hr


  • 4 large
    chicken thighs
  • 8
    dill pickle slices
  • 16
    gruyere cheese, cut into match sticks
  • 16
    ham,cut into match sticks
  • slice
    dijon mustard
  • 8 slice
    applewood smoked bacon
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Bacon, ham, and cheese chicken thighs


  1. Remove bone,from the chicken thighs, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Skin side down, brush each thigh with dijon 2 pickle slices on the thighs.
  3. Add 4 pieces each of the gruyere cheese and ham inside the thighs
  4. Skin side down close the thighs. Place bacon in the former of a cross and close over bacon.securing with a piece of butcher's twine and snipping off excess. Place thighs in smoker and cook for 2 hours
  5. Remove from smoker, let rest 15 minutes. Remove twine. Serve with your favorite sides enjoy.

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About Bacon, ham, and cheese chicken thighs

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern

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