Monterey Chicken Recipe
This Monterey Chicken Skillet Recipe is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Juicy chicken, tangy BBQ sauce, crispy bacon and lots of gooey cheese make this 30-minute dish a winner!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 4 slices of bacon
- 1/4 cup chicken stock
- 4 tbsp barbecue sauce use your favorite!
- 4 oz Colby Jack cheese grated
- 1 to mato diced
- 2 green onions sliced
- salt and pepper optional
In a large oven-safe skillet, fry bacon until crispy.
While bacon is frying, pound chicken breasts to desired thickness. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Dice tomatoes and slice green onions, set aside.
Remove bacon from skillet and drain on a paper-towel-lined plate.
Turn heat to medium-high and brown chicken on both sides (2 to 3 minutes per side) in bacon grease.
Pour chicken broth over the chicken breasts and cover skillet with a lid. Cook until chicken is done, approximately 4 to 5 minutes depending on the thickness of the chicken.
Turn heat off and spread barbecue sauce on top of each chicken breast.
Top with slice of bacon broken in half.
Divide cheese evenly among the chicken breasts.
Place under oven broiler for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Watch carefully and take out when cheese is fully melted.
Top chicken with tomato and green onions and serve immediately.
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
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Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 644mg | Potassium: 569mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 0.9mg