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Bacon Chicken Skewers Recipe

Your whole family will fall for these moist, flavorful chicken strips. I serve them every year at my daughter's birthday party because her friends request them!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 12 strips
  • 12 bacon strips

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the ranch dressing, barbecue sauce, chili powder and hot pepper sauce; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  • 3. Drain and discard marinade. Place a chicken strip on each bacon strip; thread each onto a metal or soaked wooden skewer.
  • 4. Grill skewers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 10-14 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, turning occasionally. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.