Alice Springs Chicken (Outback Copycat)

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An easy dinner recipe for Alice Springs Chicken, an Outback Steakhouse copycat recipe. Chicken breast marinated in delicious honey mustard sauce, then top with sauteed mushrooms, bacon, and topped with cheese! Loved by the entire family!

Alice Spring Chicken

What is Alice Springs Chicken?

This Alice Springs Chicken recipe is so good and we think it’s even BETTER than what you get at Outback Steakhouse! The baked chicken comes out so juicy and tender and has all the seasonings to make it super flavorful. Perfect for lunch or dinner and loved by kids and adults.

Easy dinner recipes are a must for our modern on-the-go lifestyles and that’s why we love this chicken recipe. With only 15 minutes of prep, you won’t lack any taste or flavor with this dish and you will find yourself making this often. A couple of other easy chicken recipes you will love is our Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Crockpot Crack Chicken with Bacon.

Ingredients You Will Need:

  • Chicken- You will need boneless and skinless chicken breasts.
  • Butter- Use unsalted butter to control the amount of salt in the recipe.
  • Bacon- You will need these to be cooked and sliced.
  • Mushrooms- You will need these sliced as well.
  • Salt- This will bring out the flavors in the recipe.
  • Pepper- This will be added for taste.
  • Cheese- You will need Colby jack cheese.
  • Parsley- You will need fresh and chopped parsley for garnish.
  • Honey- This will be an added sweetener.
  • Mustard- You will need course ground mustard for this recipe.
  • Mayonaise- This used to coat the chicken.
  • Lemon Juice- Use fresh lemon juice for the best flavoring.

How to Make Alice Springs Chicken

  • Set the oven to 400 degrees and use pam to grease a 9×13 or larger baking dish.
  • Add all the sauce ingredients into a small bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Spread half the sauce onto the chicken and put it into the fridge to marinate for an hour.
  • Add the mushrooms with a tbsp of butter into a large pan to saute until browned and fully cooked. Set it aside.
  • Put the rest of the butter into the pan and melt it. Add the marinated chicken into the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes until brown and seared.
  • Put the cooked chicken into the prepared pan and add a spoonful of the sauce to each chicken breast. (Save some sauce on the side for serving).
  • Then, add some mushrooms on top along with the chopped bacon.
  • Then, add some cheese on top.
  • Put into the oven for 15 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked and the temperature inside reaches 165 degrees.
  • Top the finished chicken with chopped parsley and serve right away with some of the reserved sauce on the side for dipping.


The chicken cut in half.

How do you store leftovers for Alice Springs Chicken?

Storing your chicken correctly is important and you will want to use the correct container. To store your chicken recipe, you will need to place it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Doing this will allow the recipe to stay fresh and ready to eat for up to 3-4 days.

A fork lifting up some of the chicken dipped in the mustard sauce.

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A close up of the chicken.
Alice Spring Chicken
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An easy dinner recipe for Alice Springs Chicken, an Outback Steakhouse copycat recipe. Chicken breast marinated in delicious honey mustard sauce, then top with sauteed mushrooms, bacon, and topped with cheese! Loved by the entire family!
Servings: 4 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes


For the chicken:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cooked bacon slices
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups shredded Colby jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley for garnish

For the sauce:


  • Preheat the oven to 400F and spray a 9×13 or large baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients. Pour half of the sauce over the chicken and marinate in the refrigerator for an hour.
  • In a large pan saute the mushrooms in a tablespoon of butter until browned and cooked through. Set aside.
  • Add the remaining butter to the pan to melt. Brown the marinated chicken breasts in the butter, cooking for 4-5 minutes per side to sear the chicken.
  • Add the seared chicken to the bottom of your baking dish. Spread a spoonful of the sauce over each chicken breast (reserve any remaining sauce for serving), followed by a layer of cooked mushrooms, chopped bacon, and a layer of shredded cheese. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  • Garnish the chicken with fresh chopped parsley and serve immediately with the reserved sauce for dipping. Enjoy!

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  • cooking spray


Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 607kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 1016mg | Potassium: 569mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 899IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 484mg | Iron: 2mg