Tangy Bacon-Chicken Grill

Tangy Bacon-Chicken Grill

Green beans and bell peppers tossed in balsamic-bacon dressing pair nicely with barbecued chicken.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

3
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4
cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1 1/2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1
medium onion, cut into 8 wedges
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into 8 pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 8 pieces
8
oz fresh whole green beans, trimmed
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 to 5 oz each)
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon, stirring occasionally, until crisp; drain on paper towel. Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in skillet.
  2. Stir dressing into drippings in skillet. Remove from heat. Remove 1/4 cup dressing mixture from skillet; reserve.
  3. Add carrots, onion, bell peppers and beans to remaining dressing mixture in skillet; stir to coat. With slotted spoon, place vegetables in grill basket (grill "wok"). Reserve dressing mixture in skillet.
  4. Place chicken and grill basket on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, shaking grill basket occasionally, turning chicken once and brushing reserved dressing mixture from skillet over chicken, until vegetables are crisp-tender and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  5. To serve, arrange vegetables around chicken. Sprinkle with bacon; drizzle with reserved 1/4 cup dressing mixture.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To cook vegetables on stove-top and broil chicken, cook vegetables in dressing mixture in covered 12-inch skillet over medium-low heat 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Place chicken on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 12 to 16 minutes, turning once and brushing with reserved dressing mixture from skillet once or twice.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 510
    • (Calories from Fat 310),
  • Total Fat 35g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 590mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.