Chicken Wrapped in Bacon with a Cheesy Sauce Recipe

By weightlossresources.co.uk

For a real comfort feel without the calories try this restaurant style recipe. Serve on a bed of vegetables or some boiled new potatoes for a delicious meal.

  • Recipe makes: 1 serving
  • Cook time: 1 hr
  • Calories: 268
    per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 rasher back bacon
  • 1 chicken breast fillet
  • 28g shallots
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 29g extra light cream cheese

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Method

Preheat oven to 200°C / Gas Mark 6 / 400°F

  1. Stretch the bacon on a chopping board and wrap it around the chicken breast.
  2. Place the chicken breast in a frying pan over a medium heat, with the diced shallot, and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side.
  3. Place the chicken and shallot in a small oven proof dish and pour over the chicken stock. Cover and cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Pour off the chicken stock into a small pan, stir in the soft cheese and bring to the boil for 2-3 minutes to reduce the liquid, keeping the chicken warm.
  5. Serve the chicken sliced on a bed of vegetables with the reduced cheese sauce over the top. 

Don't forget to add the calories for your veg.

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)268
Carbohydrate (g)3.0
Fat (g)9.2
Protein (g)43.8
Fibre (g)0.9
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg0.4

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