A simple bacon wrapped chicken recipe that is perfect for weeknight suppers or weekend entertaining! Made with thick, delicious bacon wrapped around juicy chicken topped with a special sauce, this is one chicken recipe you’ll make again and again.

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I love making simple recipes that I know my whole family will love. This chicken recipe certainly fits that bill. Made with simple ingredients that I generally have on hand, this is one of those chicken recipes that is works perfectly for a busy weeknight meal with the family as well as on the weekends when entertaining friends.

There is so much flavor packed in this bacon wrapped chicken that you’ll find friends and family request it fairly often. Served with a simple side of roasted potatoes and a green vegetable or even with a simple salad, this chicken always takes center stage!

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe | ©addapinch.com

Here’s my Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe. I think you’ll love it!

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe

A simple bacon wrapped chicken recipe that is perfect for weeknight suppers or weekend entertaining! Made with thick, delicious bacon wrapped around juicy chicken topped with a special sauce, this is one chicken recipe you'll make again and again.
3 from 2 votes

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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 4-6 chicken breasts
  • 12 slices thick-cut bacon
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 cloves minced garlic or ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • pinch ground ginger
  • 4-6 slices Swiss cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375º F. Place chicken into a large zip top plastic bag. Mix together olive oil, soy sauce, honey, garlic, cayenne pepper, and ginger. Pour half over chicken, seal bag and place in a rimmed baking dish in the refrigerator about 8 hours to overnight to marinate.
  • When ready to cook, remove chicken from zip top bag, wrap with bacon, and place onto the rimmed baking sheet pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Brush chicken with more honey soy marinade, top with cheese, and return to oven for about 5 more minutes, or until chicken registers 165º F when checked with an internal temperature probe. Remove from oven and serve warm.
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Enjoy!
Robyn xo

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16 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. Good flavor with the marinade, but the bacon was way undercooked! It’s a good thing I tried this recipe tonight- I was planning on preparing this for guests larger this week. I did follow the recipe except I baked the chicken in a Corningware dish to accommodate the delicious marinade. I definitely wouldn’t say it made a sauce.
    I’m open to suggestions!

  2. This recipe was so delicious. You are one of my favorite go to when i’m “in a pinch” :). I saw that i had chicken and bacon available and immediately thought of you to get a recipe from.
    My husband and boys made sounds while eating that had me doing a double take from the kitchen, lol.
    The only one thing i did differently was leave the chicken in longer than usual d/t the bacon not being done. I was so scared that the chicken would dry out , but it didnt. I ended up cooking it for an hour and than at the last minute turned on the broiler to crisp up the bacon. Do you think i should turn up the heat to 400 degrees next time?

    1. Tamika, if you live at a high altitude, it will take longer for the food to cook but I wouldn’t think it should take that long. I would not increase the heat to 400ºF. Once the chicken reaches 165ºF internally, if the bacon is not done, I would turn on the broiler then to crisp the bacon. Hope this helps. I’m so glad your husband and boys loved it.

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