Double Barbecue Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Chicken

Mouthwatering and moist, this grilled chicken gets flavor from bacon and two kinds of barbecue sauce, one tangy, the other creamy with a kick.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

White Barbecue Sauce

1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
teaspoons lemon juice
1
teaspoon cider vinegar
2
teaspoons chopped parsley
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
8
slices packaged precooked bacon
2
teaspoons barbecue seasoning
1/4
cup barbecue sauce

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, stir together white barbecue sauce ingredients; cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Wrap each chicken breast with 2 slices bacon, stretching bacon to cover as much of the breast as possible; secure ends of bacon to chicken with toothpicks. Sprinkle both sides with barbecue seasoning.
  • 3 Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 minutes. Brush with 2 tablespoons of the barbecue sauce. Cook 5 to 7 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Turn chicken; brush with remaining barbecue sauce. Serve chicken topped with white barbecue sauce.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, stir together white barbecue sauce ingredients; cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Wrap each chicken breast with 2 slices bacon, stretching bacon to cover as much of the breast as possible; secure ends of bacon to chicken with toothpicks. Sprinkle both sides with barbecue seasoning.
  • 3 Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 minutes. Brush with 2 tablespoons of the barbecue sauce. Cook 5 to 7 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Turn chicken; brush with remaining barbecue sauce. Serve chicken topped with white barbecue sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

White barbecue sauce is a traditional southern sauce. Its flavor is based on mayonnaise instead of tomatoes.

The chicken and sauce may be made several hours ahead of time and grilled when needed.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
920mg
920%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.