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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Course BBQ
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
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


  • **Making Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders:
  • Mix marinade ingredients together, cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Place the bacon on a plate, place one chicken tender on the bacon, place few slices of Mezzetta Golden Greek Peperoncini over it.
  • Wrap the bacon around the chicken tender and keep aside. Do this step with the remaining chicken tenders.
  • Heat a grilling pan, when hot add a dash of oil. Place the wrapped chicken tenders and grill for 3 minutes on each side.
  • Serve with your favorite dip or on rice.
  • **Making Perfumed Yellow Rice:
  • In a pan, add the water, when it comes to a boil add all the ingredients and stir well.
  • Let the rice cook for 14 minutes. Drain well and serve hot.