Barbecued Chicken Bundles

BBQ Chicken Recipe
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2 Reviews
These tasty bundles can be assembled ahead of time, covered and refrigerated before grilling.
30 min
Prep Time
1:00
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

8 (6-ounce)
boneless skinless chicken breasts
8 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut into quarters
16 (3/4 pound) slices
bacon
1/4 cup
barbecue sauce

Directions

  1. Heat 1 side of gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to 1 side in charcoal grill. Make aluminum foil drip pan; place opposite hot coals.
  2. Make slit in each chicken breast half to form pocket. Place 4 pieces cheese into each pocket. Roll each chicken breast into bundle; wrap crisscross with 2 slices bacon. Secure bacon with toothpicks.
  3. Place bundles on grill over drip pan. Grill, turning every 15 minutes and brushing with barbecue sauce during last 10 minutes, 30-40 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches at least 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with a fork. (If crisp bacon is desired, place bundles over direct heat, turning 2 to 3 times, during last 10 minutes.)

Recipe Tips

Oven Directions: Heat oven to 400°F. Prepare bundles as directed above (if crisp bacon is desired, precook bacon until half done). Place bundles on broiler pan, bottom-side up. Bake for 30 minutes; turn. Brush with barbecue sauce. Continue baking 20-30 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches at least 165°F and juices run clear when pierced with a fork.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
480
Cholesterol
180mg
Carbohydrates
4g
Protein
62g
Fat
21g
Sodium
850mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Very easy and very tasty. I tucked some onion slices inside with the cheese for a delicious addition. Served with mashed potatoes and a fresh garden salad. Yummy!

Rating

Om My I loved this. We tried it with out pre cooking the bacon and it was wonderful. Basting with bbq sauce several times once chicken is like 90% done worked great.

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