Bacon Wrapped Broccoli Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast
This bacon wrapped chicken is stuffed with a delicious broccoli cheddar mixture. The bacon is crispy, the chicken is juicy and full of flavor. Enjoy a quick and easy to make, family friendly chicken recipe.
Keyword: bacon wrapped chicken breast, stuffed chicken breast
Mix the smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
Using a sharp knife, cut a deep pocket into the chicken breast.
Season the chicken breast with the spice mixture.
Make the Broccoli Cheese Filling - In a large bowl, combine chopped broccoli, shredded cheddar, softened cream cheese, minced garlic, salt, and pepper to taste.
Stuff the chicken breast with 2-3 tablespoons of filling, secure with toothpicks.
Wrap 2 slices of bacon around each stuffed chicken breast.
Place the chicken breasts in a baking pan or ovenproof skillet.
Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until bacon is crispy and chicken is cooked. The chicken is cooked when an instant meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part reads 165F. For extra crispy bacon, broil for 2 minutes.