Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken Recipe – If you’re trying a keto diet, these cheesy chicken breasts make the perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner. The ranch seasoning is optional…but how could you not? Need more inspiration? You’ll find this and 90+ other chicken recipes in our new cookbook Insanely Easy Chicken Dinners.
Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken Recipe
Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken Recipe – If you’re trying a keto diet, these cheesy chicken breasts make the perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner. The ranch seasoning is optional…but how could you not?
- Prep Time: 10 Mins
- Cook Time: 25 Mins
- Total Time: 35 Mins
- Yield: 4 Servings 1x
4 slices thick-cut bacon
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 lbs.)
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp. ranch seasoning
1 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
Chopped chives, for garnish
- In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon, flipping once, until crispy, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel–lined plate. Drain all but 2 tablespoons of bacon fat from the skillet.
- Season chicken with salt and pepper. Return skillet to medium-high heat, add chicken and cook until golden and just cooked through, about 6 minutes per side.
- Reduce heat to medium and sprinkle chicken with ranch seasoning and top with mozzarella. Cover the skillet and cook, until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes.
- Crumble and sprinkle bacon and chives on top before serving.
Keywords: Chicken Recipes
Recipe: Laura Rege