Heart Attack Chicken Breast




Here is a crowd pleasing and simple way to eat more bacon. This is super simple to make and is well received. I baked them in the oven but they would be great on the grill as well.

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Step 1: Gather the Stuff

For this recipe you will need:
1-2 chicken breast per person
a piece of sausage for each chicken breast
about 6 slices of bacon per chicken breast.

Step 2: This Is Where the Magic Happens.

Be sure what ever surface you prepare this "chicken" on isn't going to be used to prepare other foods without a good washing of the surface, we don't want any cross contamination. 

1. Lay out a piece of chicken breast
2. put a link of sausage in the middle
3. start wrapping the entire thing in the slices of bacon

Easy enough.

Step 3: Into the Oven We Go.

I dropped this massive pan of meat into the oven at 350 degrees F for about 2 hours. If your pan o meat is as full as mine you will have to drain off some of the yummy bacony goodness. I covered the pan in a layer of foil just to keep the meat from browning to fast. It would have been better if I had more room in the pan or another pan to allow for some room around each of chicken breast. They probably would have cooked much faster that way. The best way to determine when they are done is to use a calibrated meat thermometer and bring the sausage to and internal temp of a very minimum of 165 degrees F. Not having this I cooked the daylights out of the chicken, 2 hours at 350 degrees, then another 10 minutes unwrapped to help brown the bacon a little. The bacon magic i drained off the pan o meat would be good to use for soap, but i didn't think of this at that time.

Step 4: This Is the Best Part.

Once you are sure your chicken is fully cooked its time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. I hope you enjoy this recipe.

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    7 years ago on Introduction

    I laughed out loud at this line, "Here is a crowd pleasing and simple way to eat more bacon." I suppose -some- people need more ways to eat bacon than just cooking it and eating it wholesale! 

    This looks very good, and I was interested in the bacon wrapped green beans mentioned, as well, so here is the link if anyone else is also interested: https://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-way-of-eating-more-bacon/

    Thank you for sharing, and good luck on the contest!

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    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Whoa this recipe can be entered in a contest? I didn't notice a bacon contest did I miss one? Thanks for looking and really glad you enjoyed it.


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Haha, oops. I had decided to wish good luck to everyone in the pie contest, then when I was done saw your recipe on the front page and stopped to look. After all the sweetness I was thinking this was a good savory pie :-D Sorry, no bacon contest currently!