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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Strips

A sweet and spicy oven-baked chicken recipe that is less calories than it's fried counterparts.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon Wrapped Chicken, Bacon Wrapped Chicken Strips
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 250cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $6

Equipment

  • baking sheet

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken strips
  • 1 package bacon we used chicken bacon *you can use your favorite.
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Herbs de Provence
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper, place a grate on top of your pan to catch the grease. This will also keep your dippers crispy and not soggy.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cut chicken strips into 1/2 inch thick strips about 2 inches in length; coat with oil
  • Cut bacon into thirds.
  • Wrap bacon around your chicken strips.
  • Coat each with the spices mixture.
  • Coat each with brown sugar.
  • Bake for 50 mins or until bacon is crispy
  • Serve with honey mustard dipping sauce.

Notes

Make honey Mustard Dipping Sauce 

  • 3/4 cup of regular mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

 

Directions: 

Whisk all the above ingredients until smooth and creamy; refrigerate until consuming.

Recipe Tips

You can use any type of bacon for this recipe.
Mixing the brown sugar with the spices will make dipping easier. 
Parchment paper prevents the brown sugar from making your baking sheet super sticky.
You can skip the brown sugar if you want to keep to keep this recipe low-carb.
Cesar, or ranch dressing makes a good keto or low-carb dipping sauce. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1portion | Calories: 250cal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 533mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg