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Bacon-Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 466
An easy keto dish that stuffs chicken breasts with flavorful cream cheese filling. It's a simple main dish made in an air fryer or oven.
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Ingredients

  • 4 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh chopped chives
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp. Minced garlic
  • 6 oz. Cream cheese softened
  • 8 Slices of bacon

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste to both sides of your chicken breasts.
    seasoned raw chicken
  • Use a sharp knife to cut a slit lengthwise into each chicken breast, being careful not to cut all of the way through.
    cutting slit in chicken
  • Combine the chives, parsley, minced garlic and cream cheese in a mixing bowl, and blend until well combined.
    cream cheese filling mixture in bowl
  • Stuff each chicken breast with ¼ of the cream cheese mixture.
    filled raw chicken
  • Wrap each stuffed chicken breast in two slices of bacon.
    bacon wrapped chicken
  • Cook the chicken breasts on a rack in the air fryer for 25-30 minutes, or until completely cooked through. Cooking time can vary depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts.
    low carb stuffed chicken on plate

Notes

Do not omit or replace chives as they are what give the filling it's flavor. If you can't find fresh, dried herb can be used instead.
If baking in the oven, it's best to place the prepared chicken on a rack in a shallow pan so the bacon can crisp up.

Nutrition

Serving: 1chicken | Calories: 466 | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 709mg | Potassium: 637mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1566IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 2 g | % Carbs: 1.8 % | % Protein: 29 % | % Fat: 69.2 % | SmartPoints: 15
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