Daily Archives: August 15, 2013

Sun On Your Plate #11 – BBQ

sun-on-your-plateBBQ Bacon Chicken Bake

Easy-to-make chicken with a little variation. Great on the grill but just as good baked in the oven when you can’t grill out.
Makes 4 servings

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes

Shopping List:

  • cooking spray
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 180 ml or ¾ cup barbeque sauce

bacon-stripsTO MAKE:

  1. Preheat oven to 175° C or 350° F
  2. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until the edges begin to crisp, about 5 minutes; drain bacon on paper towels.
  4. Wrap each chicken breast with 2 slices of bacon in an x-shaped pattern and place into the prepared baking sheet with bacon ends underneath.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  6. Spread barbeque sauce over chicken breasts and bake until the juices run clear, the chicken is no longer pink inside, and an instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a breast reads at least 70° C or 160° F, 10 to 15 more minutes.
  7. Serve, and…


Amount Per Serving
Calories: 284
Total Fat 10.1g
Cholesterol 79mg
Sodium 994mg
Total Carbohydrates 17.3g
Dietary Fiber 0.3g
Protein 28.8g

Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and Lap-band [WLS] persons can eat only half a serving max !

PDF of this recipe: 20130815-Sun-on-a-Plate-BBQ-Bacon-Chicken-Bake