Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs Recipe – quick, simple and delicious one pan weeknight meal. Low-carb and Keto, all you need to make these is – chicken thighs, bacon, seasoning and olive oil. Serve with a side dish of your choice.

Thongs holding bacon wrapped chicken thighs

My family loves chicken thigh recipes. Therefore I cook have to with them pretty often.

These Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs are one of my favorite go to dinner dishes, when I’m short on time.

I also have a great recipe collection of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thigh recipes.

Even though I used boneless skinless chicken thighs on this recipe, you can still use bone-in chicken thighs or even chicken breast.

Why do I find the boneless thighs perfect to be used? Because they cook faster and you can just cut through them and eat, so this makes everything so much easier!

With the bone-in chicken thighs, although many people would argue have more flavor, you have to worry about removing the bacon and then the bones when eating. This way you cave time for cooking.

This seriously is the best bacon wrapped chicken recipe. And of course the easiest!

What ingredients do I need to make these Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs?

  • boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • garlic powder
  • paprika
  • Vegeta seasoning (optional)
  • bacon
  • olive oil

You can easily use your favorite chicken seasoning in this chicken wrapped in bacon recipe. I used a simple combination of salt, pepper, garlic powder and paprika. In other words you don’t need to worry about the spices. You probably already have them in your pantry.

I also added just a little bit of Vegeta all-purpose seasoning. It is a Croatian spice, that consists of salt and dehydrated vegetables.

Bacon wrapped chicken thighs in a pan

It is completely optional to use. Keep in mind that if you decide to use it, it has salt in it. If you don’t, just add some more salt to the chicken thighs. How much more salt? Between 1/8 and 1/4 tsp. You can also use dehydrated vegetable stock.

There is no sugar in the recipe, the amount of protein and fat make these Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs for people on Keto. Just choose your favorite low-carb side dish to serve it with.

My favorite side dishes are Oven baked Radishes and Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon. This Mashed Cauliflower With Parmesan and chives is also really good!

Boneless skinless chicken thighs wrapped in bacon in a pan

How to make the Best Bacon Wrapped Chicken?

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 F.
  2. Oil a baking dish or a cast iron skillet.
  3. Season the chicken thighs.
  4. Continue by wrapping each thigh in bacon. One slice of bacon will be enough for one small chicken thigh.
  5. Next place thighs in the baking dish and bake for 30-35minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the chicken reads 165 F.
  6. Broil for 1 minute to cook the bacon more and make it golden.

How long to bake bacon wrapped chicken in the oven for?

Bake bacon wrapped chicken thighs at 400 F for 30-35 minutes, until a thermometer inserted reads 165 F.

If you are using chicken breast or tenders, cook for 25-30 minutes, until a thermometer reads 165 F. Make sure the chicken breast is not too thick.

More Chicken Thigh recipes:

Servings: 6

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs Recipe

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs Recipe - quick, simple and delicious one pan weeknight meal. Low-carb and Keto, all you need to make these is - chicken thighs, bacon, seasoning and olive oil. Serve with a side dish of your choice.
Thongs holding bacon wrapped chicken thighs
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Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Vegeta seasoning — optional
  • 6-8 slices bacon — usually 1 slice per chicken thigh, but you may need more, if they are bigger
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Grease a baking dish or a cast iron skillet.
  3. Season the chicken thighs with the seasoning.
  4. Wrap each thigh in bacon. One slice of bacon will be enough for one small chicken thigh.
  5. Arrange in the baking dish and bake for 30-35minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the chicken reads 165 F.
  6. Broil for 1 minute to cook the bacon more and make it golden.
  7. Serve.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon wrapped chicken

Nutrition Information

Calories: 248, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 121mg, Sodium: 487mg, Potassium: 320mg, Protein: 24g, Vitamin A: 2.4%, Calcium: 1%, Iron: 5.7%

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