Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

If you’re trying a keto diet, these cheesy chicken breasts make the perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner.

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken

Yields: 4 servings

Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins

Total Time: 0 hours 35 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 3/4 lbs.)
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. ranch seasoning
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
  • Chopped chives, for garnish

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Crumble and sprinkle bacon and chives on top before serving.

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Cheesy Bacon Ranch Chicken