Saturday 26 May, 2018

Loop Sunday Lunch - Smothered Chicken Breasts

For today's Sunday Lunch, we feature Smothered Chicken Breasts from Taste of Home. 

Ready in just 30 mins, it cooks in one skillet which makes clean up a breeze. 

Total time 30 mins     Serves 4


4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

1 tablespoon canola oil

8 Bacon strips

1 medium onion, sliced

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese


1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and lemon pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook chicken until a thermometer reads 165°, 6-8 minutes per side. Remove from pan; keep warm.

2. In same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels; pour off all but 2 tablespoons drippings.

3. In drippings, saute onion with brown sugar over medium heat until tender and golden brown. Top chicken with bacon, onion mixture and cheese.