Southwest Chicken Bundle

Recipe by jovigirl
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove protective ice glaze from breasts by holding under lukewarm running water for 1 minute Pat dry.
  • Place each breast between 2 pieces of plastic wrap.
  • Working from center to edges, pound lightly with flat side of meat mallet to 1/4 inch thick.
  • Remove wrap.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Wash hands.
  • Combine cheeses.
  • Divide into 6 equal portions and roll into balls.
  • Fold one chicken breast around cheese ball to form a bundle.
  • Lay 2 pieces of bacon in the form of an X.
  • Place bundle in the center of the cross and bring ends up to meet on top and secure with toothpicks.
  • (You are wrapping the chicken in the bacon) Repeat with remaining chicken and bacon.
  • Place bundles in 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake uncovered in a 350 degree oven about 30 minutes or until tender and no longer pink.
  • Turn oven to broil.
  • Broil bundles 3 to 5 minutes or until bacon is browned.
  • Remove bundles from oven and remove toothpicks.
  • Mix ranch and salsa.
  • Pour mixture in center of a serving plate and place chicken on the plate for serving.
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