Too cold to grill? Try this NuWave Oven Chicken Recipe! Delicious bacon wrapped around chicken thighs or chicken breasts add a crispy shell to the tender juicy chicken. Just like on the grill!
Ingredients for Chicken:
Chicken thighs or chicken breasts
Thick cut bacon
Toothpicks or meat skewers
*add optional flavors (see below)
Prepare the Chicken:
Preparation time:10 minutes
Rinse the chicken off with cold water to clean
Wrap a piece of bacon tightly around the chicken thigh or breast
Slide a toothpick or meat skewer to hold the ends of the bacon to the chicken
Can do as much bacon as you want, may need two pieces of bacon for the chicken if it is a large piece
Place the wrapped chicken on the NuWave .
Cook your chicken in the NuWave:
Cook time: 30-35 minutes (depending on the chicken used)
Fresh chicken thighs: 10-12 minutes per side
Frozen chicken thighs: 14-16 minutes per side
Fresh chicken breasts: 10 minutes per side
Frozen chicken breasts: 13 minutes per side
Caution: Will be very hot and crispy! Be careful when flipping the chicken over as it will be very hot, I recommend using tongs.
Important notes for you:
If the chicken breasts are large, cut them in half and wrap each one individually
When cooking chicken, cook until the meat is no longer pink – need to get to 165 F
*Flavor addition ideas:
Sprinkle cilantro, salt, pepper and squeeze some lime juice over the chicken
Lemon, basil, oregano, salt and pepper
Basil, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper
Be creative! What flavors will you add?