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Showing posts from January, 2013

Monterey Chicken

The holidays are over and we have entered into a new year.  Most of the Christmas snack foods are all gone and we are getting back to our healthy eating journey.  Typically, we eat a lot of chicken, and the kids love cheese, so when I came across the idea of Monterey Chicken I pinned it for a 'must try'.

I started with 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts and a simple marinade:  1/4 cup olive oil, 2 tablespoons soya sauce, 2 teaspoons The Keg seasoning (The recipe that I found had actually called for McCormicks Montreal Steak Seasoning, but I didn't have it)

Time to marinade the chicken for 2 hours!  A little trick that I learned somewhere along the way is to drop your ziplock bag down into a tall container and fold down over the top.  It helps prevent spills and messes.   

Mmmm... straight out of the marinade and it looks good already!

While the chicken was in the oven at 425 degrees for 30 minutes,  I prepped the toppings:   1/4 cup of BBQ sauce, 1/4 Bacon Bits, 1/2 cup…