Chicken-Bacon Nuggets

If you're trying to cut back on sodium, use reduced-sodium bacon and lite soy sauce.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 2 large skinned and boned chicken breast halves
  • 8 bacon slices, cut into thirds
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Vegetable cooking spray


  1. Cut chicken breasts into 24 (1-inch) cubes. Wrap each chicken cube with bacon, and secure with a wooden pick.
  2. Stir together orange marmalade, soy sauce, sesame oil, ground ginger, and minced garlic in a shallow dish or large zip-top freezer bag; add chicken nuggets. Cover or seal, and chill 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  3. Coat a rack and broiler pan with cooking spray. Place chicken nuggets on rack in broiler pan.
  4. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes; turn and bake 10 more minutes.
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