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Jalapeno Chicken Wraps

These easy appetizers are always a hit at parties! Zesty strips of chicken and bits of onion sit in jalapeno halves that are wrapped in bacon and grilled. Serve them with blue cheese or ranch salad dressing for dipping. —Leslie Buenz, Tinley Park, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 small onion, cut into strips
  • 15 jalapeno peppers, halved and seeded
  • 1 pound sliced bacon, halved widthwise
  • Blue cheese salad dressing

Directions

  • Cut chicken into 2-in. x 1-1/2-in. strips. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, seasoned salt and paprika; add chicken and shake to coat. Place a chicken and onion strip in each jalapeno half. Wrap each with a piece of bacon and secure with toothpicks.
  • Grill, uncovered, over indirect medium heat for 18-20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and bacon is crisp, turning once. Serve with blue cheese dressing.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 101 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 377mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein.

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