Sweet Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts

We love to spice up our chicken in any way in our home.  We all love bacon and this recipe adds such a sweet taste.  Juicy chicken breasts wrapped in turkey bacon and then drudged in a sugar and chili powder coating – it’s a dish that the whole family will love.  Pair it will a good carb and some veggies and you have a perfectly portioned meal.  It makes a great appetizer recipe too!

Inspired by LaaLoosh (http://www.laaloosh.com/2013/03/28/sweet-bacon-wrapped-chicken-breasts/)

Ingredients

  • 1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 4 fillets
  • 4 slices extra lean turkey bacon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chili powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper, and mist with nonfat cooking spray.
  2. Wrap bacon around each chicken fillet, and secure with a toothpick.
  3. In a small bowl, combine sugar, salt and chili powder. Roll the bacon wrapped chicken breast in the sugar mixture until thoroughly and evenly coated.
  4. Place on baking sheet and bake in oven for about 20-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and bacon is crisp.

sweet bacon

Quick Notes

If you are using real bacon for this recipe, omit the salt in the sugar mixture.

Variations

Try using a chipotle chili powder instead of the regular chili powder for a more Southwestern flavor!

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 30 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: USA (Southern)

Entire recipe is 4 servings
Serving size is 1 breast
Each serving = 5 Points +

PER SERVING: 210 calories; 3g fat; 16g carbohydrates; 29g protein; 0g fiber


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