BBQ Bacon Chicken Bombs

It’s like a BBQ dream come true!

Chicken, cheese, BBQ Sauce, Bacon & Jalapenos!

  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 30 minutes
  • Portions: 10

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 5 Meridian Free Run Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 5 Jalapeños, de seeded & sliced in half lengthwise
  • 4 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 20 slices Meridian Smokehouse Bacon
  • 1 cup Meridian Chicken & Rib BBQ Sauce
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cut chicken breasts lengthwise into thin fillets
  2. Pound the chicken fillets until they are 1/4" thick
  3. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese & cheddar cheese until well blended
  5. Fill each jalapeño half with 1 Tbsp. of cheese mixture
  6. Place stuffed jalapeños (cheese side down), on the chicken fillets and roll chicken around jalapeños
  7. Wrap 2 pieces of bacon tightly around the rolled chicken
  8. Tuck bacon strips into each other to seal ends closed
  9. Preheat grill to 350 F, and place chicken fillets on the grill to cook over indirect that for 25-30 minutes
  10. Turn chicken bombs on the grill every 5 minutes to ensure even cooking
  11. Baste chicken bombs with BBQ sauce each time you turn them
  12. Just before chicken is finished cooking, baste with BBQ sauce one last time
  13. When chicken is done cooking (meat thermometer reaches an internal temperature of 165F), remove from grill and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving

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