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Sugar Free Sweet & Spicy Bacon Chicken Bites! A low carb, easy finger food appetizer for any party!
When I think of summer parties and easy entertaining I’m always searching for finger foods my kids enjoy but are still low carb. Dipping bite sized chicken wrapped in bacon into a creamy dressing like my homemade Ranch dressing from my cookbook makes for an awesome appetizer. These disappeared before I could have a few for myself!
Aside from the necessary cutting of the chicken and bacon into bite sized pieces and mixing some seasonings and spices together, it’s really not that cumbersome. A few minutes of time in the kitchen, but if you get your kids involved in wrapping the chicken you’ll be free in no time!
As you can see from the photos I have some crispier looking bites and some not so crispy bites. This is for one reason, dependent on what you bake it on and whether you want crispy bacon or not. If you choose to bake these on a regular baking pan these will produce those crispy succulent looking bites. You can also place the bites on a cooling rack over a baking pan if you’d rather have less grease and less crispy pieces of bacon.
Of course my kids and I liked the crispier bacon and my hubby liked the less crispy bacon. Either way they are sure to please everyone and bake pretty quickly.
Please note you can make these spicier but since I was serving these to my kids I made them less spicy. These are only mildly spicy. These can be enjoyed room temperature as well!
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Sugar Free Sweet & Spicy Bacon Chicken Bites
- 2 pounds chicken tenderloin boneless, cut into 1 inch cubes
- 16 ounces bacon cut into fourths ( I used Applegate)
- 1/2 cup Swerve sweetener
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Wrap the pieces bacon over each piece of chicken.
- Line two baking sheets with aluminum foil or you can use a cooling rack over the baking pan.
- Whisk the last 3 ingredients together in a bowl and roll each chicken bite into the mixture.
- Place chicken bites on baking pans or cooling rack over pans.
- Bake for 25- 30 minutes.
- Prepare my Homemade Ranch Dressingto serve with.
Weight Watchers Points Plus: 4
Net Carbs: .1g