This past summer I’d like to declare the summer of bacon. Bacon is popping up every where from bacon ice-cream, to bacon covered hotdogs. Now you can reunite two former loves, bacon and chicken, in this spicy recipe.

There’s two ways to make this following recipe: Grill it, or Bake it. During the summer the last thing on planet Earth you want to do is turn on a oven.

Ingredients

chicken breasts cut in thirds (12 pieces)

Bacon slices

salt and pepper to taste

garlic powder

chili powder

brown sugar

Directions

Cut each breast into 3 pieces, season all the chicken with the spices, then wrap a bacon slice around each piece, roll in brown sugar and place into an oven proof dish....make sure you have some olive oil in the dish too, like 2 or 3 tablespoons is fine {I skipped this since I grilled them.  I honestly think you could coat your dish with nonstick cooking spray instead to save a few calories}.

Bake at 400 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and bacon is nice and brown and crispy.  Delicious served with mashed potatoes with some of the gravy from the chicken drizzled on top.

**Also great on the grill!  No juices to drizzle on anything, but still delicious!”

 

I don’t know about you but my eyes are stuck to that picture!

 

 

[via diaryofarecipeaddict]