This copycat Alice Springs Chicken is an Outback classic that is so delicious! Juicy and tender chicken breast topped with bacon, sauteed mushrooms, and melted cheese smothered in a creamy homemade honey mustard sauce.

Alice springs chicken on a white plate topped with fresh greens with black pepper.

We love this recipe so much we made a stuffed chicken spin on the recipe.

ALICE SPRINGS CHICKEN-

This recipe is a best seller at one of our favorite Outback Steakhouse. Our version of the recipe is so much better and is a fraction of the price! The juicy chicken breast is topped with melted cheese, bacon, mushroom, and smothered in a honey mustard sauce, a recipe you cannot pass upon.

Chicken breast topped with mushroom, bacon, and cheese on a white plate.

WHAT YOU NEED:

This recipe is not only good for dinner but also great when you’re having guests or a date night dinner.

  • CHICKEN– We like chicken breast in this recipe.
  • BACON– The bacon brings so many flavors to this dish.
  • MUSHROOMS– You can use white mushrooms or portobello mushrooms.
  • HONEY MUSTARD SAUCE– Any store-bought honey mustard sauce can be used, but love our homemade honey mustard sauce recipe.
  • CHEESE- Any shredded cheese you have on hand with work. You can use Colby jack, mozzarella, mild cheddar, etc.
  • SPICE BLEND– We use a blend of our go-to seasonings; salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic. You can also add any of your favorite seasonings.
Step by step collage on how to make homemade Alice springs chicken recipe.

HOW TO MAKE ALICE SPRINGS CHICKEN-

  1. Sauce: Prepare the homemade honey mustard sauce or use store-bought.
  2. Prep ingredients: Cut chicken in half and beat evenly and season on both sides.
  3. Bacon: Cut bacon into bite-sized pieces and saute until browned. Remove from the skillet.
  4. Mushrooms: Slice the mushrooms into thin slices. Saute in the leftover bacon grease, season lightly with salt and pepper.
  5. Cook chicken: Saute the chicken breast with oil until cooked. Top the chicken breast with a ¼ of the sauce, bacon, and mushrooms. Then top with cheese. Turn heat to low, cover lid cook until cheese melts.
  6. Sauce: Drizzle more sauce over the chicken or dip into the sauce.
  7. Enjoy, friends!

SERVING OPTIONS-

You can serve this chicken bacon recipe in many different ways! We love serving it with mashed potatoes or with a side of rice. We also add a side such as roasted broccoli, or even air fryer asparagus, or just a simple side salad.

Upclose picture of alice springs chicken topped with fresh chopped greens.

frequenlty asked questions-

Can I use chicken thighs?

Yes, you can use boneless skinless chicken thighs for this recipe also, just adjust the cook time.

Can I take out the mushrooms?

If you don’t like mushrooms you can just leave them out!

Can I make this ahead of time?

Yes! Just cook the bacon, mushrooms and even the chicken breast. When ready to enjoy, just reheat the chicken and then continue with the recipe.

You can also add the chicken to a baking sheet and top with all the toppings, cover and bake at 365°F for about 15-18 minutes until chicken is warmed and cheese is melted.

Chicken breast with toppings in a gray skillet.

Even if you’ve never had this chicken from Outback, you’ll want to give it a try.

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Alice Springs Chicken Recipe

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5 from 2 votes
This copycat Alice Springs Chicken is an Outback classic that is so delicious! Juicy and tender chicken breast topped with bacon, sauteed mushrooms, and melted cheese smothered in a creamy homemade honey mustard sauce.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the honey mustard sauce. Set aside.
  • Cut the chicken in half and cover the chicken with lastic wrap. With a meat mallet, beat the chicken until even in thickness.
  • In a small bowl, combine the salt, pepper, and paprika. Season all sides of the chicken breast.
  • Cut the bacon into bite-size pieces and fry the bacon. Remove the bacon from the pan and keep grease.
  • Slice and saute mushrooms with the left over bacon grease. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • In a larger skillet, heat ½ tsp oil and add the chicken breast into the skillet. Cook on medium heat for about 4-5 minutes, and flip. Cover with lid and continue cooking on medium low heat until the chicken is fully cooked.
  • Top the chicken with 1/4 of the honey mustard sauce. Divide the mushroom and bacon evenly among all the chicken and then top with cheese and some more honey mustard sauce. Cover with lid and cook on low until the cheese melts.
  • Top with fresh greens and enjoy.

Notes

You can also add the chicken to a baking sheet and top with all the toppings, cover, and bake at 365°F for about 15-18 minutes until chicken is warmed and cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 399kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 30gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 487mgPotassium: 613mgSugar: 9gVitamin A: 85IUVitamin C: 2.1mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 0.9mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)