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Super Easy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thigh Appetizer Recipe


This bacon wrapped chicken thigh appetizer recipe only requires 2 ingredients “Bacon & Chicken”. It’s so simple and perfect for parties, events, and Get-togethers. This appetizer with bacon is juicy, crispy, and delicious. Additionally, oven-baked chicken thighs with bacon are paleo and keto-friendly.

This appetizer with bacon is so simple to bake in the oven then serve with your favorite sauce or seasoning. It’s great with blue cheese, spicy mayo, and even steak sauce. When I made these oven-baked chicken thighs for the holidays they were the first recipe to run out. Next time I need to make twice as much.

What’s So Special About Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thigh Recipe

On that note, this keto recipe is easy to follow in order to make a larger quantity. These instructions are for 8 portions. However, you can easily double each ingredient size. Then simply add 10 minutes to the baking time.

These bacon-wrapped chicken thighs are so good dipped in some spicy mayo. My favorite way to make spicy mayo is to combine 1/4 cup mayonnaise with 2 tbsp buffalo sauce. Just mix those 2 ingredients together for the best spicy dipping sauce.

I always put the toothpicks in even when I make it just for the family. That’s because it’s less messy for my love.

Easy Keto chicken thighs Recipe

This appetizer with bacon is so easy to make and taste so good. You literally only need 2 ingredients to make them. All you need is 4 (8oz) chicken thighs and 7 oz bacon (8 strips). For baking, you need 1 baking sheet and 8 toothpicks.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken thigh

Bacon wrapped chicken thighs take about 15 minutes to prepare. Then it takes another 30 minutes to bake for thoroughly cooked chicken and crispy bacon. Add another 15 minutes for resting time and you get a total recipe time of 1 hour.

Keto chicken thighs preparation

Oven-baked chicken thighs with bacon are so simple to make. Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F. Then spread out each chicken thigh and slice it in half lengthwise. Due to the fact that bacon has plenty of fat, I like to remove all excess fat from the chicken thighs before wrapping them.

Baked Wrapped Chicken with bacon

You should end up with 8 pieces of chicken thigh strips. Next wrap each piece of chicken thigh strip with 1 slice of bacon each. Bake these appetizers with bacon for 30 minutes. This simple recipe is Paleo and Keto.

Another reason I love making this recipe is that its keto. Keto chicken thighs are great because they are very low in carbohydrates. Both chicken and bacon have almost no carbs at all. Which makes this the best snack for Keto dieters.

plating of bacon wrapped chicken

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Thigh Appetizer Cooking Duration:

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Resting Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 8 servings

Calories: 195

All you need is:

  • 4 (8oz) chicken thighs
  • 7 oz bacon (8 strips)
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 8 toothpicks

Simple Steps To Make Oven-baked Backcon Wrapped Chicken Thighs

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Start making these appetizers by spreading out each chicken thigh and cutting it in half lengthwise
  3. I also like to pick off any excess fat while slicing the chicken thighs
  4. You should end up with 8 pieces of chicken thigh strips
  5. Wrap each piece of chicken thigh strip with 1 slice of bacon each
  6. Bake for 30 minutes

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thigh Appetizer Recipe is so simple that even a teenager can cook it and give a surprise to their family. Just add your favorite seasoning or sauce with this appetizer and then all you need is a glass of Kansas City Ice Water.

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