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Double Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe

Double Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe

Double Barbecue Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe

Prep Time : 35 Minutes
Start to Finish : 35 Minutes 
4 servings

Ingredients :
Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce

Chicken

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 11/4 lb)
  • 8 slices packaged cooked bacon (from 2.1-oz package)
  • 2 teaspoons barbecue spice
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce

Method :

  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, stir together all sauce ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  2. Wrap each chicken breast with 2 slices bacon, stretching bacon to cover as much of the chicken as possible; secure ends of bacon to chicken with toothpicks. Sprinkle both sides with barbecue spice.
  3. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 minutes. Brush with 2 tablespoons of the barbecue sauce. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Turn chicken; brush with remaining 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce.
  4. Remove toothpicks. Serve chicken topped with sauce.

1 Serving : Calories 350; Total Fat 22g (Saturated Fat 5g; Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 95mg; Sodium 920mg; Total Carbohydrate 7g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 32g
Exchanges : 1/2 Starch, 3 Lean Meat, 1½ High-Fat Meat
Carbohydrate Choices : 1/2

make-ahead

Make the sauce and wrap the chicken several hours ahead of time and refrigerate, then grill the chicken when needed.

Source :
The Big Book of Chicken
Betty Crocker

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