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Cream Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Doritos Chicken recipe

Cream Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Doritos Chicken

by Annelie Maritz (@maritzannele012)
Prep Time
20min
Cook Time
30min
Total Time
50min

A delicious and crispy chicken dish stuffed with a creamy mixture of cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and bacon, coated with crushed Doritos.

Ingredients

4 Servings
(1 serving = 1 chicken breast)
  • 4piece
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 4oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2cup
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4
    slice bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1cup
    crushed Doritos chips
  • 2piece
    eggs, beaten
  • 1tbsp
    olive oil

How to make Cream Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Doritos Chicken

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a baking dish with olive oil.

    Step 1.1: Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Using a sharp knife, carefully butterfly each chicken breast, creating a pocket without cutting all the way through.

    Step 1.1: Using a sharp knife, carefully butterfly each chicken breast, creating a pocket without cutting all the way through
  3. Season the inside of each chicken breast with salt and pepper.

    Step 1.1: Season the inside of each chicken breast with salt and pepper
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon.

    Step 1.1: In a mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon
  5. Stuff each chicken breast with the cream cheese mixture, then press the edges to seal.

    Step 1.1: Stuff each chicken breast with the cream cheese mixture, then press the edges to seal
  6. Dip each stuffed chicken breast into the beaten eggs, then coat with crushed Doritos chips, pressing gently to adhere.

    Step 1.1: Dip each stuffed chicken breast into the beaten eggs, then coat with crushed Doritos chips, pressing gently to adhere
  7. Place the coated chicken breasts in the prepared baking dish.

    Step 1.1: Place the coated chicken breasts in the prepared baking dish
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is golden and crispy.

    Step 1.1: Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is golden and crispy
  9. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.

    Step 1.1: Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving

Tips & Tricks

  1. Ensure the cream cheese is softened to make mixing easier.

  2. Use a food processor to crush the Doritos chips for a finer coating.

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Recipe by

Annelie Maritz

(@maritzannele012)

I started out in digital marketing, which taught me the skills to create my own digital products. Inspired by this, I decided to pursue my...

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