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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders – Summer BBQ

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It is Summer and I’m sure like many you must be busy cleaning up your grill, getting all ready for some good time with family or friends, at the park or on the beach, it doesn’t matter, we just need to BBQ. I have something for you that will for sure impress your family and it is my Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders, let me tell you that there is a surprise hiding in these wraps.

Making Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders.

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I am beyond thrilled since today beside my recipe I want to introduce you to a new favorite of mine. Mezzetta Golden Greek Peperoncini, I guess this summer will taste different, Mezzetta has a range of products.

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Mezzetta Peppers are the #1 jarred peppers in the U.S. and it has everything that can give your usual sandwich or wrap a whole new look and flavor.


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These Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders are so easy to make and are quick to make too, the only step that may take some time is the waiting for the chicken to marinate. But wrapping these chicken tenders is a breeze, oh and did I mention that chicken tenders will be topped with Mezzetta Golden Greek Peperoncini before getting all wrapped in bacon.

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Of course, Mezzetta is also offering a great giveaway and you can enter this giveaway every day until July 15th, 2016.


Grand Prize (1): Weber® Spirit® E-310™ gas grill (ARV $499.00) + Weber® 3 Piece Tool Set (ARV $22.99) + 5 jars of Mezzetta Peppers + Summer Entertaining Kit (Cooler, Wooden Cutting Board, Apron, Towel, Beachball)


Runner-ups (10): Weber® ORIGINAL KETTLE® 18” charcoal grill (ARV $79.00) + Weber® 3 Piece Tool Set (ARV $22.99) + 5 jars of Mezzetta Peppers + Summer Entertaining Kit (Cooler, Wooden Cutting Board, Apron, Towel, Beachball)


Now the recipe!

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: BBQ
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
  • **Chicken Marinade:
  • 8 chicken tenders
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • **For the wrap
  • ½ cup Mezzetta Golden Greek Peperoncini
  • 8 to 9 bacon strips I used turkey
  • **Tthe perfumed yellow rice:
  • 1 cup parboiled rice washed and soaked for 30 minutes
  • 7 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  1. **Making Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders:
  2. Mix marinade ingredients together, cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  3. Place the bacon on a plate, place one chicken tender on the bacon, place few slices of Mezzetta Golden Greek Peperoncini over it.
  4. Wrap the bacon around the chicken tender and keep aside. Do this step with the remaining chicken tenders.
  5. Heat a grilling pan, when hot add a dash of oil. Place the wrapped chicken tenders and grill for 3 minutes on each side.
  6. Serve with your favorite dip or on rice.
  7. **Making Perfumed Yellow Rice:
  8. In a pan, add the water, when it comes to a boil add all the ingredients and stir well.
  9. Let the rice cook for 14 minutes. Drain well and serve hot.





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