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Parmesan Bacon Chicken

Simple, fast and delicious plus cooked in one-pot. This dish is loaded with juicy chicken, thick bacon and indulgent creamy sauce.

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Equipment List

  • Large skillet
  • Grater
  • Shallow dish for dredging chicken
  • Mallet or something to flatten the chicken
  • Plate to place chicken on after it is cooked


  • 3 slices thick cut bacon
    - diced
  • 1 lb chicken breast
    - cut in half and flattened
  • 1\2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1\4 tsp onion powder
  • salt
    - to taste
  • pepper
    - to taste
  • 1\3 c all purpose flour
    - for dredging the chicken
  • 1\2 c chicken bone broth
  • 4 Tbsp butter
    - cut the butter into 4 slices (1 Tbsp each)
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 c heavy cream
  • 1\4 c parmesan cheese
    - grated (not shredded)

Preparation Instructions

  • Gather and measure ingredients
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  • Cut chicken in half (to make pieces thin). Use mallet to flatten chicken evenly to a 1\4" thickness.
  • Sprinkle both sides of the chicken with garlic powder and onion powder plus salt & pepper to taste.
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  • Place flour into a shallow dish. Lightly dredge chicken into the flour and shake off any extra flour. Set aside.
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  • Cook bacon bits (see Cooksy recipe).

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat to 377°F
  • Add 2 Tbsp of butter
  • Stir ingredients
  • Add dreged chicken to pan.
  • Note: Do not over crowd the pan with chicken. Chicken will steam instead of sear.
  • Flip ingredients
  • Remove chicken from stovetop. Set aside.
  • Add 2 Tbsp of butter.
  • Stir ingredients
  • Add 1\2 c chicken bone broth to pan
  • Add 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard to pan
  • Stir ingredients
  • Add 1 c heavy cream to pan
  • Stir ingredients
  • Add 1\4 c parmesan cheese to pan
  • Stir ingredients
  • Stir till cheese is melted.
  • Add chicken back into the pan.
  • Remove from heat.

Finishing Instructions

  • Sprinkle bacon bits onto the chicken.
  • Enjoy with your favorite side - spaghetti or veggies.


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    Dustin Armstrong

    Great recipe. good idea to add the bacon as it added a good flavor. I made a slight change by cooking the chicken in the bacon grease vs butter. will try the butter next time.


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    Courtney Thompson

    Another one of my absolute favorite Cooksy recipes!