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Bacon wrapped chicken breast with sauce in a skillet.
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Bacon Wrapped Chicken

This bacon wrapped chicken is chicken breasts seasoned with brown sugar and spices, then wrapped in bacon and baked until caramelized. An easy chicken dinner with only 10 minutes of prep time.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon wrapped chicken, bacon wrapped chicken breast, baked bacon wrapped chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 498kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 8 slices bacon do not use thick cut
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  • Rub half of the spice mixture all over the chicken breasts.
  • Wrap each chicken breast in 2 slices of bacon. Place the chicken breasts, seam side down in a baking pan or ovenproof skillet.
  • Sprinkle the remaining brown sugar mixture over the top of the chicken.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bacon is crisp and chicken is cooked through, basting the chicken occasionally with the pan drippings. 
  • If you prefer extra crispy bacon, broil for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 498kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 173mg | Sodium: 549mg | Potassium: 964mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 575IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.3mg