Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

If you’re on a keto or low-carb diet and looking for a delicious way to enjoy chicken, these Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders are a game-changer. This recipe takes tender chicken strips, wraps them in crispy bacon, and bakes them to perfection. It’s a satisfying and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a family dinner or as a party appetizer.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 4
Difficulty: Easy
Course: Main Course/Appetizer
Cuisine: American

kcal & Ingredients:

  • Calories: 250 per serving
  • Fat: 16g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Total Carbs: 1g
  • Net Carbs: 0g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 0g

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken tenders
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Toothpicks for securing the bacon

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a wire rack.
  2. In a small bowl, combine paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Season the chicken tenders with the spice mixture, making sure they are evenly coated.
  4. Take a slice of bacon and wrap it around a seasoned chicken tender. Secure the bacon with a toothpick, making sure to insert it through both ends of the bacon.
  5. Place the bacon-wrapped chicken tenders on the prepared baking sheet or wire rack.
  6. Repeat this process for all the chicken tenders.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes or until the bacon is crispy and the chicken is cooked through. The internal temperature of the chicken should reach 165°F (74°C).
  8. If you prefer extra crispiness, you can broil the chicken tenders for an additional 2-3 minutes, but keep a close eye on them to prevent burning.
  9. Remove the toothpicks before serving.
  10. Serve your Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Tenders as a main course or as a mouthwatering appetizer.

These Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Tenders are a hit with both kids and adults, making them a versatile and crowd-pleasing dish. For more keto-friendly recipes and personalized meal plans, check out these custom keto meal plans and the 28-day keto challenge. Enjoy your delicious, low-carb chicken tenders!

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