Monterey Chicken

Monterey Chicken Classic Monterey Chicken with sauteed onions, peppers and mushrooms. It’s worth the extra time!!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 45 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 2 hrs

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • To Marinate: Place chicken in a nonporous glass dish or bowl. Pour marinade over chicken and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate to marinate for 1 to 2 hours.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Remove chicken from the marinade and place in a 9×13-inch baking dish. Reserve 1/3 cup marinade and discard the rest.

  • Bake chicken in the preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until cooked through and juices run clear.

  • Meanwhile, place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain and set aside.

  • In same skillet, melt butter over medium high heat. Saute onion, bell pepper and mushrooms for about 3 to 5 minutes. Add reserved 1/3 cup of marinade and simmer until soft. Drain and set onion mixture aside.

  • Top baked chicken with bacon strips. Add onion mixture and top each breast with a slice of cheese. Bake for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Per Serving: 642 calories; protein 46.4g; carbohydrates 27.5g; fat 37.5g; cholesterol 140.2mg; sodium 2806.6mg. The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.