Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps Recipe

Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps

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Whoever said all the best stories begin with “Once upon a time” clearly never started a tale with the intoxicating aroma of bacon sizzling in the oven! And today, my culinary-minded friends, our story starts with an unassuming, yet utterly transformative recipe: Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps. This delectable treat is more than just a dish; it’s a tiny bundle of joy that guarantees a chorus of “oohs” and “ahhs” at your dinner table.

The genesis of this recipe was one of those serendipitous Sunday afternoons. Imagine a lazy, sun-drenched kitchen filled with the laughter of close friends and the melody of clinking glasses. On a whim, inspired by a collective craving for something sweet yet savory, we embarked on a culinary experiment. The result? These irresistible bacon-wrapped morsels that perfectly marry the smoky depth of bacon with the tender juiciness of chicken, all coated in a caramel-like glaze of brown sugar and a kick of chili powder. It’s a simple yet sophisticated flavor that even the most discerning palates can appreciate.

This dish is not just food; it’s a conversation starter, a mood enhancer, and a testament to the joys of simple cooking. It’s perfect for those moments when you want to impress without the stress. Whether it’s a casual family gathering or an elegant cocktail party, these Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps fit right in. As for tweaks? Feel free to experiment with different spices or even a touch of maple syrup for an extra layer of flavor complexity. Trust me, the more personal you make it, the more memorable it will be.

So, tie on your apron, preheat your oven, and let’s create not just a meal, but memories that linger as lovingly as the sweet, spicy scent in your kitchen. Ready to dive into the details? Let’s get wrapping!

Making the Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps

We will need:

  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 lb package sliced bacon
  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp chili powder

How to:

Preheat your oven to 350°F. Begin by cutting the chicken breasts into cubes, about 1 inch each.

Take the bacon slices and cut each one into three sections. Next, wrap these pieces around the chicken cubes, securing them with a wooden toothpick at the overlap.

In a bowl, mix the brown sugar with chili powder. Coat the bacon-wrapped chicken thoroughly in this sweet and spicy mix.

Spray a broiler pan and its rack with non-stick spray, then arrange the chicken pieces on the rack.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 30 to 35 minutes, or until the bacon is deliciously crisp.


What is the best way to wrap the chicken with bacon?

Firstly, cut the chicken breasts into 1-inch cubes. Then, slice each piece of bacon into three sections. Wrap each piece of bacon around a chicken cube, ensuring to secure the overlap with a wooden toothpick. This method keeps the bacon in place during baking.

How should you coat the chicken in the brown sugar and chili mixture?

After preparing the bacon-wrapped chicken, thoroughly mix the brown sugar and chili powder in a bowl. Then, coat each piece of bacon-wrapped chicken in this sweet and spicy mixture, making sure each piece is evenly covered to enhance the flavors during baking.

What is the nutritional value of one serving of Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps?

Each serving of Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps contains approximately 450 calories. Therefore, it’s quite a hearty dish, perfect for those seeking a tasty yet filling meal.

Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps Recipe

Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps

Looking for a crowd-pleaser? Try our easy and delicious Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps recipe, guaranteed to bring smiles at your dinner table.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Side Dish


  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 lb package sliced bacon
  • 3/4 cup irmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp chili powder


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut chicken breasts into 1-inch cubes.
  • Cut each bacon slice into thirds. Wrap each chicken cube with bacon and secure with a wooden pick inserted on the diagonal starting where bacon seam overlaps.
  • Stir together brown sugar and chili powder. Dredge wrapped chicken in mixture.
  • Coat a rack and broiler pan with non-stick cooking spray. Place chicken on rack in broiler pan.
  • Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes, or until bacon is crisp.
Keyword bacon, Chicken, sweet potatoes

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