Bacon Mushroom Chicken

Bacon Mushroom Chicken

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This creamy chicken dish has a wonderful taste of bacon and garlic.

Prep time: 1 hour




  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (176ºC).
  2. Pour melted butter and minced garlic in the baking dish.
  3. Add chicken and coat gently in butter-garlic mixture.
  4. Place two slices of bacon on top of each piece of chicken.
  5. Put mushrooms on top of the chicken and bacon.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle (has reached an internal temperature of 165ºF/75ºC).
  7. Remove baking dish from the oven and put cheddar cheese on top of the chicken.
  8. Return baking dish to the oven and cook for an additional 5 minutes to melt the cheese.
  9. Remove chicken and place on a platter. Pour juices from baking dish into small saucepan and whisk together with cream over low heat until thickened.
  10. Pour sauce over chicken and serve warm.

Serves: 2

Serving size: 1 chicken breast

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
824 calories
72 g fat
30 g protein
813 mg sodium
153 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Serve with a creamy pasta dish or scalloped potatoes.

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD

Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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