Honey Glazed Chicken and Bacon Bites

12 Oct


Chicken & Bacon Bites


1 pound boneless chicken breasts
20 thin bacon slices
3 tbsp honey
2 tsp coarse mustard
fresh lemon juice

Optional: salt


Cut the chicken breasts into thin strips. Not too thin, the bacon has to brown and if the chicken is too thin it’ll get dry before the bacon gets crispy.

Chicken & Bacon Bites

I’m using the Dutch equivalent to bacon in this recipe. It’s called Ontbijtspek and is saltier than regular bacon. You can sprinkle some salt (and/or pepper) on the chicken strips, if you like.

Grab a bowl and combine 3 tbsp honey with 2 tsp coarse mustard. Squeeze in some lemon juice. Not too much, about a tbsp or so. I think orange juice will be great, too.

Wrap the bacon around the chicken strips.

Place them in a roasting tray or on a cookie sheet. If you’re afraid of cleaning up, line the tray or sheet with some tin-foil first. Brush the chicken bites with half the marinade 

Bake them in a preheated oven at 425F (225C) for 10 to 13 minutes. Until the bacon is crispy.

As soon as one side is done, take the tray out of the oven. Flip them over and brush them with the remaining marinade Put them back in the oven for another 10 to 13 minutes, until the other side is crispy as well. Keep an eye on them.

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Posted by on October 12, 2011 in Cheats



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