Their recipe is good…but mine is better…yes, I said it, I think my chicken has more flava…lol.
You start by making up a marinade with honey and mustard. Then you marinate the chicken in the marinade for at least 4 hours, I marinated my chicken overnight.
Next, you light up the grill and grill the chicken for about 12 minutes per side.
While the chicken is grilling, the recipe gets even easier, fry lots of bacon! Oh…don’t forget to save the bacon grease!
Cook the mushrooms and onions in the bacon grease. Yes…we want to make sure we don’t skimp on flava.
After the chicken is grilled, I topped it with the veggies, bacon, and lots of cheese. Stick it under the broiler for a few minutes to melt the cheese. I served it with mashed potatoes.
Thought you might like a close-up, let’s eat!
Contessa’s Grilled Spring Chicken with Bacon, Caramelized Onions, and Mushrooms
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes plus marinating time
6 chicken breast, boneless, skinless
1 pack of bacon, thick cut
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
2 cups red onions, sliced
2 teaspoons of creole seasoning
2 teaspoons of garlic powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 cup jack cheese, grated
1 cup sharp cheese, grated
extra virgin olive oil
For the Marinade:
3/4 cups Dijon Mustard
3/4 cups honey
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon creole seasonings
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
Add all marinade ingredients in a blender, blend well, reserve 1/2 cup for basting the chicken.
Mix chicken seasoning blend together, reserve 1 teaspoon for veggies. Rinse chicken, pat dry, score the top chicken slightly so marinade can penetrate the chicken breast. Pour a little olive oil over each side of the chicken breast.
Season chicken with the seasoning blend, rub in well. Pour marinade over the chicken and rub in well. Cover, refrigerate and marinate at least 4 hours, turning halfway through marinating time.
Remove chicken from refrigerator 30 minutes before grilling. Grill chicken 10-15 minutes per side are until chicken reaches 165 degrees F.
While chicken is grilling, slice bacon in half. Add to a skillet over medium heat, cook until bacon is crispy. Drain bacon on napkins, reserve bacon grease.
Preheat oven to broil.
Add onions and mushroom to bacon grease over medium heat, season, cook around 8 minutes are until onions are slightly caramelized.
Remove chicken from grill, top with veggies, bacon, and cheese. Broil for about 3 minutes are until cheese melts. Serve with potatoes, enjoy!