Spicy Sweet Bacon Wrapped Chicken

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This is based on a delicious Paula Deen chicken recipe. It makes a great appetizer and only uses 5 simple ingredients. I found the original recipe way too sweet so have modified it to be a bit less sweet and have added a spicy kick to balance out the sweetness.

 
  
. Prep
20 min.
Cook
35 min.
Ready In
55 min.
24 servings
Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free
 
U.S. measurements

Ingredients

453.6g bacon sliced
567.0g chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless about 4 breasts
158.0ml brown sugarVideo
30.0ml chili powder
2.5ml cayenne pepperVideo use one teaspoon for more spice

Directions

Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C.

Cut the chicken breasts into one inch (2 1/2 cm) cubes.

Cut each bacon slice into thirds.

Wrap each chicken cube with bacon and secure with a wooden toothpick.

Mix together brown sugar, chili powder and cayenne pepper.

Dredge the wrapped chicken in the sugar chili powder, hot pepper mixture.

Coat a rack and broiler pan with non-stick cooking spray.

Place chicken on rack in broiler pan.

Bake at 180 degrees C for 30 to 45 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Your time will vary depending on how fatty your bacon is.

First published: last updated: 2014-08-01

 
 
 
 
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Reviewed: about 4 years ago

Very nice, I boosted the cayenne to 1 teaspoon and it was nearly perfect. See photos I've uploaded for results.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 43g (1.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14256% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 460mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 29g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?