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BBQ Bacon Chicken Bombs

It’s like a BBQ dream come true!

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Yields10 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

Ingredients List & Amounts
 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

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

Ingredients

Ingredients List & Amounts
 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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