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Creamy Asiago Bacon Chicken

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Quick and easy creamy asiago bacon chicken with lots of flavor and just a few, simple ingredients!

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (OR 6 thighs)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded or shaved asiago cheese, divided (may substitute parmesan cheese)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or to taste)
  • 2 strips bacon, cooked til almost crispy, finely chopped
  • fresh basil, thinly sliced (for topping)
  • Instructions

  • Grease a large skillet. Cook chicken over medium heat 5-8 minutes on each side until cook through and lightly browned.
  • Add garlic to pan and saute for about 1 minute until fragrant. Reserve about 1 tablespoon of the cheese and set aside. Add heavy cream and bring to a gentle boil, stirring throughout. stir in cheese, salt, and pepper and continue to stir until cheese is completely melted and incorporated. Reduce heat to low.
  • Stir in half of the bacon and cook another 1-2 minutes. Sprinkle reserved cheese and remaining bacon on top and serve immediately, topped with fresh basil and cracked black pepper if desired.
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