Looking for an easy, low-carb dinner that can be ready in half an hour? These bacon wrapped chicken tenders are packed with flavor and so simple to make!
Looking for an easy weeknight dinner that tastes amazing? These bacon wrapped chicken tenders are super juicy, packed with flavor, and can be ready in 30 minutes or less!
The bacon keeps the lean chicken breast from drying out in the oven while the seasoning mixture adds so much flavor. It’s a simple low-carb dinner you’ll want to make again and again.
How to make bacon wrapped chicken tenders
This entire dish comes together in just five easy steps!
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place the chicken strips on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil. Set aside.
Step 2: In a small bowl, stir together the garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
Step 3: Sprinkle the seasoning mixture evenly over both sides of the chicken strips.
Step 4: Carefully wrap each seasoned chicken strip with one slice of bacon.
Step 5: Bake the chicken for about 20 minutes or until completely cooked through.
Looking for crispier bacon? You can broil the chicken tenders for 1-2 minutes after the cook time!
What to serve with this dish
While your chicken tenders are baking in the oven, you can prep the rest of your meal. That way, you’re ready to eat as soon as the chicken is done!
One of my favorite ways to enjoy this dish is over a simple plate of fresh greens. Thanks to the bacon and the seasoning mixture, the chicken is super flavorful, so it’s very satisfying all on its own.
If you’re in the mood for finger food, you could also serve them with easy and healthy keto-friendly ranch dressing. It’s the perfect combination for dunking your tenders!
Looking for a little crunch? This purple cabbage salad is full of fresh flavors to compliment your chicken. Or, if you have another favorite salad you want to throw together, you really can’t go wrong with healthy greens!
Have some leftover chicken tenders and bacon? Then you’ve got an easy future meal waiting for you! Promptly store any extras in an airtight container in the refrigerator and eat within 2-3 days.
Looking for longer storage? They can also be frozen in a freezer-safe airtight container for 2-3 months.
When you’re ready to enjoy, the best way to reheat cold or frozen chicken tenders is to place them in the oven at 375°F until heated through. This will re-crisp the outside without losing any juiciness.
Other easy low-carb dinner recipes
Looking for more keto-friendly meals that can be ready in less than 30 minutes? Here are a few of my favorite recipes when you want a healthy, tasty dinner that can be ready fast:
You can also check out this roundup I put together of 10 low carb ground beef recipes for even more inspiration!
When you’ve made this dish, please don’t forget to let me know how you liked it and rate the recipe in the comments below!
Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders
- Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place the chicken strips on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, stir together the garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
- Sprinkle the seasoning mixture evenly over both sides of the chicken strips.
- Carefully wrap each seasoned chicken strip with one slice of bacon.
- Bake the chicken for about 20 minutes or until completely cooked through.