If you can't stand the thought of eating another plain baked chicken breast, this recipe is for you. Bacon, barbecue sauce, peppers, and a cheese surprise inside make this recipe a winner. Next time you're craving something new and delicious, give this bacon-wrapped chicken and pepper bomb a go.

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken and Pepper Bomb

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:30 mins
  • Total Time:45 mins
  • Servings:4
  • Easy


  • 2 chicken breasts , cut lengthwise or 4 chicken breast halfs
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 2 sweet peppers or 2 jalapeño peppers
  • 4 ounces cream cheese , softened
  • 1 clove of garlic , finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup of barbecue sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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  • Step 1

    If using chicken breasts, cut them lengthwise into thin fillets and pound them until they're thin enough to cover the pepper half.

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  • Step 2

    Wash the peppers, cut them in half, and remove the seeds.

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  • Step 3

    In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, finely chopped garlic, salt, and pepper until smooth.

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  • Step 4

    Fill each pepper half with 1-2 teaspoons of the cream cheese mixture

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  • Step 5

    Place each half in the middle of each chicken breast fillet. Roll it up and then wrap two pieces of bacon (one at a time) tightly around the rolled chicken.

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  • Step 6

    Preheat oven to 425°F and place chicken bombs on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, turning once to help cook the bacon.

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  • Step 7

    Remove chicken from oven and drizzle with BBQ sauce. Pop it back in the oven at 375°F for another 5 minutes.

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  • Step 8


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