Monterey Chicken


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheese I used a blend of Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup green onions


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large oven safe pan over medium high heat. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until done. Cook time may vary depending on the thickness of your chicken.
  4. Pour the barbecue sauce over the chicken. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese over each chicken breast.
  5. Place the pan in the oven for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  6. Sprinkle the bacon, tomatoes and green onions over the chicken and serve.

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