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KARE in the Kitchen: Sweet and spicy bacon wrapped chicken bites

If you have a New Year's Eve party to attend and need to bring an appetizer... you'll need to try these perfect finger foods!



  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 package of bacon
  • 1/2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp of chili powder 
  • 1 tsp of onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (do a full tsp if you want it extra spicy) 
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbls Porky Pete's Seasoning (I get it at Von Hanson's Meats)
  • Salt and pepper
  • toothpicks 


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1/2 tsp of garlic powder, 1/2 tsp of chili powder, 1 tsp of onion powder, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 3/4 cup brown sugar,1 tbls Porky Pete's Seasoning, salt and pepper. Mix well.

  • Cut chicken into medium sized cubes

  • Cut the bacon in half, roll around the chicken cubes, and secure with a toothpick.

  • Roll the pieces in the brown sugar mixture. Be sure to pack some in the ends. Place on a baking rack on an aluminum covered baking sheet. 

  • Bake for about 35-40 minutes or until the bacon is crispy

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