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Monterey chicken cheese balls from Cooking Up a Storm's Grant

Ingredients:
2 lbs of chicken tenders
Olive oil
2 roma tomatoes diced ¼"
1 bunch of green onions diced ¼"
1 cup of mayonnaise
1 pound of cooked bacon (pre cooked weight) diced
8oz Shredded Colby jack cheese
All purpose flower
Italian bread crumbs

In a large skillet cook the chicken tenders with 2 table spoons of olive oil. Once the chicken is cooked dice into fine pieces. In a large mixing bowl take your cooked chicken, diced tomatoes, diced green onions, diced bacon, shredded Colby jack cheese, and mayonnaise and mix until smooth. Let the mixture cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes then for the mixture into 1" diameter balls. Place each ball in flour, followed by egg wash, followed by the bread crumbs. Fry the balls in 350 degree vegetable oil for 3 to four minutes, or until golden brown.

Serve with ranch dressing and enjoy!

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