Bacon-wrapped chicken tenders are a great meal that the whole family will enjoy. They are quick, easy and delicious!
Ingredients you need: bacon, boneless skinless chicken breasts, panko bread crumbs, olive oil.
Directions: cut each piece of chicken into three equal pieces (3 total), wrap one slice of bacon around each piece of chicken and secure with toothpick. Dip in beaten egg then coat with panko bread crumbs; place on baking sheet lined with foil or parchment paper. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes; flip over halfway through cooking time. Serve hot with dipping sauce (optional). Enjoy!
prep: 10 mins cook: 30 mins total: 40 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 12 chicken tenders
12 chicken tenders
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
12 slices turkey bacon, cut in half lengthwise
? cup light brown sugar
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon chili powder
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place a cooling rack on top of a rimmed baking sheet.
Mix paprika, salt, and onion powder together in a small bowl. Sprinkle seasoning over both sides of each chicken tender. Wrap each tender with two strips of bacon, tucking the ends in to secure.
Mix brown sugar and chili powder together in a small bowl. Gently roll each bacon-wrapped tender in the brown sugar mixture, pressing down to ensure good coverage.
Arrange tenders on top of the prepared cooling rack, making sure to not overcrowd.
Bake in the preheated oven until bacon is crisp and chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 30 minutes.
Per Serving: 237 calories; protein 27.7g; carbohydrates 13.9g; fat 7.5g; cholesterol 83.5mg; sodium 685.3mg.