Bacon-wrapped chicken tenders

Whenever we have these moist and delicious Brown Sugar Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Tenders for dinner, it is guaranteed a no leftover night! Super good as is or paired with rice and sauteed fresh green beans for a complete, filling meal. Always a huge hit that tastes and looks incredibly appetizing!

Easy to make and ready in less than an hour, these chicken tenders are sure to be a great addition to your favourite rotation. The spices from the everyday ingredients add so much flavour to the chicken and bacon without the fear of overpowering it. It’s a game-changer and perfectly amazing without breaking the bank!


1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
10 strips bacon
1/3 c light brown sugar, packed
1 pound chicken tenders (approx. 10 chicken tenders)
½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
10 strips bacon
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon chili powder
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ to 1 teaspoon salt


Prepare the grill or oven, then preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Add onion powder, salt, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, paprika, and pepper into a mixing bowl. Whisk until well combined.
Sprinkle the mixture on top of the chicken, then rub each until well coated.
Wrap each chicken tender with a bacon slice, then seal the sides.
In a mixing bowl, add chili powder and brown sugar. Stir until well blended.
Sprinkle the mixture on top of the wrapped chicken tenders, then press each until well coated.
Place then over the grill or inside the preheated oven, then cook for 30 minutes or until the bacon becomes crispy.
Remove from the oven and allow them to rest for a few minutes at room temperature.
Serve warm and enjoy!

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