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My Cheaty Hunter’s Chicken

  • Author: Hazel
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Tender chicken wrapped in bacon and smothered in an easy-peasy BBQ sauce, topped with melted cheese.


Units Scale
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 8 bacon rashers
  • 120 g gouda cheese, grated (or use cheddar)


For the sauce:

  • 170 ml tomato ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon mild chilli powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / fan 180°C.
  2. Wrap each chicken breast with 2 bacon rashers.
  3. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes.
  4. Put all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.
  5. Remove the chicken from the oven. Carefully cover with the sauce, sprinkle over the cheese and pop it back in the oven for another 5-10 minutes until the cheese is meted and golden.
  6. Check that the chicken is completely cooked through and serve with some steamed vegetables, mashed potato or your choice of accompaniments.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes