Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Bites

bacon wrapped chicken bites

Meat lovers, rejoice. These bacon-wrapped chicken bites are a delicious way to satisfy your meat cravings while meeting your macros.

Total Carbs: 0.4g | Total Fat: 13.3g | Protein: 22.5g

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Serving: 5

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz boneless chicken breasts
  • 5 oz bacon trimmed into shorter strips
  • Salt and pepper mix for seasoning
  • Cheese (optional, for topping)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare all the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized cubes. Season them with the salt and pepper mix.
  3. Cut the bacon into shorter strips and wrap each strip around a cubed chicken breast.
  4. Secure the bacon and chicken with a toothpick. Then arrange them on a baking dish.
  5. Place in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the meat is well-cooked.
  6. Top each bacon-wrapped chicken bite with cheese.
  7. Serve with mayonnaise or homemade ranch dip if desired!

Recipe FAQs:

What makes this side dish healthy?

The fact that it does not use ingredients that unnecessarily adds carbohydrates and sugars to your diet. Some bacon-wrapped chicken bite recipes include honey or brown sugar to add sweetness to the meat, but can easily kick you out of ketosis.

Can I eat this on a keto carnivore diet?

Yes, you can. If you’re on a strict carnivore diet, please feel free to season the chicken with salt only.

What bacon do you recommend?

On a clean keto diet, it’s best to consume bacon that does not contain added sugars. Pederson’s Farms Uncured No Sugar Added bacon is a good option. You can also have Jones Dairy Farm No Sugar bacon.

What can you serve with bacon-wrapped chicken bites?

This goes well with lemonade or another cold keto-friendly drink. Other tasty side dishes that pair with these include zucchini chips, roasted broccoli, and keto french fries.

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Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN
Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN
Tiffany Joy Yamut is a registered nurse and author of hundreds of health and nutrition articles focused on the ketogenic diet. Her diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), along with being overweight and a family history of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, prompted her to find a diet strategy that would allow her to live as healthy as possible. She discovered the keto diet in 2019, which helped her lose 44 pounds and achieve healing. Tiffany directs most of her efforts to studying, applying, and writing about the keto diet to help others. She’s been featured in Perfect Keto, Ketogenic, Kiss My Keto, and other top health and wellness websites. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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