Smoky Mountain Chicken

Smoky Mountain Chicken - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat


1/4 teaspoon thyme

1/4 teaspoon oregano

1/4 teaspoon savory

1/4 teaspoon marjoram

1/4 teaspoon basil

1/4 teaspoon sage

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 teaspoon minced garlic (1 clove)

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

18 oz Basic Tomato Based BBQ Sauce

8 slices cooked & crumbled bacon

4 slices thick monterey jack cheese

1/4 cup chopped green onion

1/2 cup chopped tomato

2 jalapeno peppers finely diced


Mix the first 8 ingredients together and evenly coat chicken breasts in prepared dish seasoning. Marinate for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly grease a baking dish large enough to hold the chicken pieces. Bake for 25 minutes or until chicken is JUST done. Remove from oven.

Pour barbecue sauce over chicken covering completely.

Top with crumpled bacon over chicken

Top each piece with cheese.

Return to hot oven and cook for 8 minutes or until cheese has melted. Remove from oven.

Place chicken on a serving plate and garnish with green onions, tomatoes and jalapeno peppers.

Serve. ©

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