BBQ Chicken Bites Recipe
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BBQ Chicken Bites Recipe

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Chicken bites wrapped in bacon get a kick from Montreal seasoning and sweetness from barbecue sauce. We love the mix of textures. —Kathryn Dampier, Quail Valley, California
Featured In: Our Best Bacon Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 18)
  • 3 teaspoons Montreal steak seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish, optional
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer: 47 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Cut bacon crosswise into thirds. Place bacon on a microwave-safe plate lined with paper towels. Cover with additional paper towels; microwave on high 3-4 minutes or until partially cooked but not crisp.
  2. Place chicken in a small bowl; sprinkle with steak seasoning and toss to coat. Wrap a bacon piece around each chicken cube; secure with a toothpick. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  3. Bake 10 minutes. If desired, add horseradish to barbecue sauce; brush over wrapped chicken. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until chicken is no longer pink and bacon is crisp. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as BBQ Chicken Bites in Taste of Home November 2015, p22

Blush Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.

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Jellybug User ID: 53068 260217
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2017

"I made these on Saturday for my husband's game day party and they disappear in minutes...easy and delicious.."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 237396
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2015

"These were super simple to assemble. Next time I may add a bit more horseradish to the bbq sauce"

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