Go Back
+ servings
Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Chicken is the perfect family dinner. It has a prep time of just 10 minutes. Wrapped in thick bacon and finished with a brown sugar glaze. Baked until the chicken has a sweet and savory caramelized exterior. This recipe is so easy that your family or guests will think it took hours.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 498 kcal


  • 4 chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
  • 8 slices thick bacon
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine brown sugar, paprika, onion powder, chili powder, ground black pepper and salt.
  • Rub spice mixture over chicken breasts. Save half of seasoning mixture for later.
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place cooling rack in baking sheet and set aside.
  • Wrap each chicken breast with 2 thick slices of bacon. Place wrapped chicken breasts, seam side down on cooling rack.
  • Sprinkle remaining spice mixture on top of the wrapped chicken breasts.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes at 400 degrees F. Bake until temperature reaches 165 degrees F. (Start checking the internal temperature of the chicken at the 20 minute mark.)
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle chopped parsley over chicken breasts and serve.


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.


Calories: 498kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 53gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 173mgSodium: 549mgPotassium: 964mgSugar: 13gVitamin A: 575IUVitamin C: 2.7mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Bacon Wrapped Chicken
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!