Spicy Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Keto Recipe

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We’ve tried a lot of keto stuffed chicken breast recipes in the past few months and have a list of favorites. This one has quickly made it to the top! The cayenne pepper really adds a nice kick to it and baking in a dish traps all the juices in the pan, marinating the chicken. Every bit of this keto chicken idea is juicy and bursting with flavor. You will want to hit the bookmark button for this Spicy Mozarella Stuff Back Wrapped Chicken Breast!

Who doesn’t love mozzarella cheese? Most of us associate mozzarella with pizza and mozzarella sticks, but as you’re about to find out, it’s also a delicious filling for our bacon-wrapped chicken breasts. This dish is cooked in a pan that allows the chicken to simmer in its own juices, infusing the meat with a rich, savory marinade. This chicken is stuffed with mozzarella, then wrapped in a piece of bacon and cooked in the oven until it’s juicy and crisp. You might find yourself pacing in front of the oven, waiting for the chicken to finish cooking so you can dig in already!

The keto diet can feel limiting at times, but just because you’re trying to improve your health doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. This meat-based dish will please even the pickiest of eaters, making it a great option for parties and family dinner nights. Or you could just cook a portion for yourself! The cayenne pepper, ground black pepper and garlic powder give this dish a spicy kick that’ll grab your attention and make you hungry for more. Like hot wings, there’s something addictive about spicy food–but unlike hot wings, this dish is 100% keto-friendly!

Spicy Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Keto recipe

Spicy Mozarella Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast

The spices are what make this recipe! The spices and juices from the bacon make this recipe juicy and flavorful.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, chicken, mozzarella
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 1083.1kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅛ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 450 g Chicken Breast
  • 108 g Bacon
  • 127 g Mozzarella Cheese fresh sliced works best
  • 2 ¼ Tbsp Avocado Oi
  • 1 ⅛ tsp Cayenne Pepper optional
  • 1 ⅛ tsp Paprika
  • 1 ⅛ tsp GRound Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Grease baking dish with half the oil
  • Combine cayenne, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper together in a bowl
  • Pound chick until it is ¼" thick
  • Cut chicken in half (2 pieces for a single serving, 4 for a double serving)
  • Place mozzarella on one piece of chicken and top with the other piece of chicken
  • Brush outside pieces of chicken with the remaining avocado oil
  • Press both sides of chicken into the bowl of spices
  • Wrap bacon around the outside of the chicken
  • Bake chicken for 30-35 minutes until chicken is cooked and bacon is to the correct crispness

Nutrition

Calories: 1083.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.1g | Protein: 62.4g | Fat: 89.7g | Saturated Fat: 32.6g | Cholesterol: 245.5mg | Sodium: 741.8mg | Potassium: 921.3mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 0.9g | Vitamin A: 1004.9IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 331.9mg | Iron: 1.3mg
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Since I am not a Registered Dietitian or Nutritionist, I use a WordPress plug-in to calculate the nutritional information provided in this recipe card.

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