WKYT - Chef Walter - Recipes

Caprese Chicken with Bacon Monday, June 11, 2012

Ingredients

8 bacon strips
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1 TBSP olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 tomatoes, sliced
6 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

Place bacon in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400 deg for 8-10 minutes or until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. Place chicken in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; brush with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with tomatoes and basil. Wrap each in two bacon strips, arranging bacon in a crisscross. Bake, uncovered, at 400 deg for 20-25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Top with cheese; bake 1 minute longer or until melted.

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