Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce

In the delicious world of bacon, this Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce will heat of your kitchen and captivate your tastebuds. By far this is the Best bacon wrapped chicken recipe. 

bacon wrapped chicken in cream sauce topped with sliced jalapeños and cilantro in a black skillet by The Food Cafe.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Why is it that there are two things in life that make everything better?  Butter and Bacon!  This Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce is truly a flavor powerhouse.  The bacon cooks up nice and crispy and keeps the chicken super moist and tender.

Then when you add in the Jalapeno Cream Sauce the flavors just explode.

How do you wrap chicken breast in bacon?

  1. I like starting with thick cut pieces of bacon.
  2. Take the bacon and begin at one end of the chicken.  Holding the bacon tight at your starting point, wrap it all the way around the chicken to the opposite end.
  3. Place the chicken in the skillet seam side down.

bacon wrapped chicken breast

This recipe does have a little kick to it, but with the combination of crispy bacon and tender chicken it tones it down a bit.

But the jalapeno cream sauce won’t be too heavy so you can really taste all the flavors working together.

Keep reading to find out how to cook bacon wrapped chicken breast.

How do you make Bacon Wrapped Chicken?

  1. Start with thick cut bacon and wrap one to two pieces around each piece of thin cut chicken breast, season with garlic salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet add 3 Tablespoons of butter and let melt over medium-high heat.
  3. Add in the chicken breast and let cook 5 minutes per side.
  4. Remove chicken from skillet and serve warm.

How do you make Jalapeno Cream Sauce?

  1. In a food processor or blender add:
    • Heavy Cream
    • Whole milk
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • Garlic salt
    • Ground black pepper
    • Onion powder
    • Cayenne pepper
    • 2 jalapenos
  2. Add blended sauce to a skillet or sauce pan and heat over medium heat.  Add in grated parmesan cheese and stir until melted and combined and serve.

Do you have to use thin cut chicken breast?

  • No, but I like to use them because they cook up evenly and quicker than the larger chicken beast which tend to be thicker.
  • You can use thicker, regular chicken breast, but I would recommend tenderizing/pounding them so they will cook more evenly.
  • And if you cannot find thin sliced chicken breast you can carefully slice a regular chicken breast in half with a sharp knife.

chicken wrapped in bacon on a white plate served with jalapeno cream sauce by The Food Cafe.

Can you cook raw chicken and raw bacon together?


Cooking them together is what helps give this recipe such delicious flavor.

It’s time to make chicken come alive, and this Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce will do just that.

And every bite will be sensational.

Dinner doesn’t have to be difficult, but it should always be delicious.

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Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce

In the delicious world of bacon, this Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce will heat of your kitchen and captivate your tastebuds.


For the Chicken:

  • 5 thin sliced boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 10 pieces thick cut bacon
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 3 Tablespoon butter
  • Cilantro for garnish (optional)

For the Jalapeno Cream Sauce:

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese


  1. Wrap 2 pieces of uncooked bacon around each chicken breast, and season with garlic salt and pepper.
  2. Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium high heat and add chicken.  Cook 5 minutes per side until bacon is crispy and chicken is cooked through.  Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. In a food processor or blender add: cream, milk, jalapeños, garlic, garlic salt, cayenne pepper, and pulse on high until combined.
  4. Pour into same skillet and cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring often.  Add in parmesan cheese, and stir until melted and combined.
  5. Add the bacon wrapped chicken breast back to the skillet and garnish with cilantro and fresh cut jalapeños if desired.  Serve warm.
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11 comments on “Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce”

  1. What do you normally serve as a side with this – have you ever tried putting in on linguine.  Making it tonight – looks yummy!

    • Hi Jill,

      You could definitely put it over pasta, that would be great! I usually serve it with a green salad and warm sough dough bread to soak up all the yummy sauce.
      Shannon 🙂 let me know how you like it!

  2. I always feel more comfortable cooking chicken in the oven. What would u recommend on time/temp if I were to bake this?

  3. This is delicious! Big hit with my family. I used green onions rather than onion powder. Also, I used chicken tenderloins rather working with breasts.

  4. This. looks. amazing!!!!!! I’m heading to the store to get everything to make this for dinner tonight.

  5. I’m making this dish tonight at the restaurant where I’m the chef and I’m going to serve it with risotto and candied carrots

  6. Fresh jalapeño—-  do you clean all the seeds out? 

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