I’m on a mission to find out how many recipes for chicken I can come up with, I think. The versatility of chicken makes it my favorite protein, because almost anything tastes good paired with it. I also love posting easy recipes like this so my readers can use it as inspiration for their favorite foods; you can follow it exactly as written, or you can combine your family’s favorite toppings and make your own great meal. Plus, you really shouldn’t pile cheese onto a filet, and a life without cheese is a life I don’t want to live, if you know what I mean.
First I cooked the bacon and steamed the broccoli in the microwave and set them aside to cool slightly. I broke the bacon into bite-sized pieces when it was cool enough to handle. I added half of the bacon and all of the shredded mozzarella cheese to a mixing bowl along with the softened cream cheese and stirred everything together.
I took the chicken off the heat and then began layering the toppings. First I spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the chicken, then I carefully placed the broccoli and remaining bacon pieces, and finally I sprinkled the shredded jack cheese generously over top. I baked it for 10 minutes until the cheese melted. You could also place this under the broiler for 1-2 minutes for a nice golden crisp on top. It doesn’t get much easier than that! This is great on its own but would also be delicious cut up and served over some cauliflower rice or with a side of roasted asparagus. Leftovers could be re-heated and turned into a “pasta” dish with zoodles or roasted spaghetti squash, too.