Maple Bacon Chicken
Author: Nikki
This Maple Bacon Chicken is sweet and savory and has such a wonderful combination of flavors. The mustard adds the perfect unexpected contrast to balance out the sweet. This easy family friendly meal will become a new regular!
  • 5 to 6 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup cooked and crumbled bacon
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 Tablespoon garlic
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon yellow mustard
  1. Pound the chicken until it is fairly flat and there are not any thicker portions.
  2. Salt and pepper the chicken.
  3. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat and oil. Place chicken in skillet and cook on each side for about 5 minutes. Check that there is no longer any pink in center to make sure it is cooked through and cook longer if needed to reach appropriate temperature.
  4. Remove chicken from skillet.
  5. Wipe skillet to remove any residue.
  6. Over medium high heat, melt butter.
  7. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  8. Add brown sugar, maple syrup, mustard, and bacon. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes until sugar is dissolved.
  9. Add chicken back in and spoon sauce over chicken and cook for another 2 minutes.
  10. Serve.
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