Chicken Poppers Recipe

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Chicken Poppers Recipe
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Chicken Poppers Recipe

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Wrapped in bacon, these cute chicken bites can be served with your favorite dipping sauce. "I made up this recipe using a few food items that were on hand," explains Charlene Crump from Montgomery, Alabama. "It was an immediate hit!"
MAKES:
25-30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20
MAKES:
25-30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup ground fully cooked ham
  • 25 to 30 cubed cheddar cheese (1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1 pound sliced bacon
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; cut into 1-1/2-in. strips. Spread each with 1 teaspoon ham. Place a cheese cube on the end of each strip; roll up. Cut each slice of bacon in half widthwise. Wrap each around chicken roll-up; secure each with a toothpick.
In a large skillet, cook roll-ups in oil until bacon is crispy, about 10 minutes. Add the broth, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 25-30 appetizers.
Originally published as Chicken Poppers in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p11

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup ground fully cooked ham
  • 25 to 30 cubed cheddar cheese (1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1 pound sliced bacon
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  1. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; cut into 1-1/2-in. strips. Spread each with 1 teaspoon ham. Place a cheese cube on the end of each strip; roll up. Cut each slice of bacon in half widthwise. Wrap each around chicken roll-up; secure each with a toothpick.
  2. In a large skillet, cook roll-ups in oil until bacon is crispy, about 10 minutes. Add the broth, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 25-30 appetizers.
Originally published as Chicken Poppers in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p11

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nannieto6 User ID: 1010138 152962
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2009

"I fixed this for my annual staff Christmas party and everyone raved about them. All requested recipe. They do take some time to assemble (I did the day before) but are well worth it."

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MissM_Home User ID: 2022934 123046
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2009

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Wrapped in bacon, these cute chicken bites can be served with your favorite dipping sauce. "I made up this recipe using a few food items that were on hand," explains Charlene Crump from Montgomery, Alabama. "It was an immediate hit!"

SERVINGS: 25-30
CATEGORY: Appetizer
METHOD:
TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup ground fully cooked ham
  • 25 to 30 cubed cheddar cheese (1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1 pound sliced bacon
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions:

Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; cut into 1-1/2-in. strips. Spread each with 1 teaspoon ham. Place a cheese cube on the end of each strip; roll up. Cut each slice of bacon in half widthwise. Wrap each around chicken roll-up; secure each with a toothpick.
    In a large skillet, cook roll-ups in oil until bacon is crispy, about 10 minutes. Add the broth, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 25-30 appetizers.

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