Cheddar Bacon Chicken with Apple Butter Sauce

Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 25 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 1 tbsp. Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup Smucker's® Cider Apple Butter
  • 1 1/2 tsps. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • Step 1

    FLATTEN chicken breasts with mallet to 3/4-inch thickness, if necessary. Sprinkle both sides generously with salt and pepper; set aside.

  • Step 2

    COOK bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels. Remove all but 1 tablespoon bacon drippings from skillet. Add vegetable oil to skillet; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until well browned on both sides, about 5 minutes. Remove from pan.

  • Step 3

    ADD onion to skillet; cook 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken broth, apple butter and vinegar. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.

  • Step 4

    RETURN chicken to skillet, turning to coat with sauce. Cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until internal temperature reads 165°F. Place 2 half strips of bacon on top of each chicken breast; sprinkle chicken with cheese. Cover; let stand 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 480
  • Calories from Fat170g
  • Total Fat 19g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 120mg
  • Sodium 570mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 33g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Protein 41g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet